Wednesday, June 23, 2021

HRSA COVID-19 Claims Reimbursement for the Uninsured Program Pays over 5 Million Claims

On June 17, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced that their COVID-19 Claims Reimbursement to Health Care Providers...

Revised Reporting Requirements for Recipients of Provider Relief Fund Payments

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has released a revised Post-Payment Notice of Reporting Requirements for recipients of...

Rural Health Clinic COVID-19 Mitigation Funding

This month, the U.S Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has...
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OSHA issues COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards for Healthcare Facilities

​On Thursday, June 10, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for occupational...
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CMS Reinstates MDS Timeframe Requirements and Ends Other CMS Emergency Blanket Waivers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an updated memo QSO-21-17-NH ending the following waivers for long-term...

Funding Opportunity for Navigators in States with a Federally Facilitated Marketplace 

On June 4, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO)...

CMS releases guidance on Medicaid and CHIP provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Center Informational Bulletin providing general information on the Medicaid,...

HHS to Dedicate $4.8 Billion from American Rescue Plan to COVID-19 Testing for the...

​ The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is announcing...

AHRQ Releases New Guide for Building Vaccine Trust Among CNAs

AHRQ posted a new guide to help LTC providers build vaccine trust and increase vaccination rates among CNAs.  AHRQ recommends that...

Invest in Aging Services

Aging services are an essential part of the nation’s infrastructure. There are 52 million people over age 65, a...

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June 15 at Noon - 2pm CST

This program will cover the following (Part 1 of 2):

  • OIG changes that every hospital should be aware of
  • Two-day visit with immediate jeopardy
  • Common deficiency report by CMS
  • Basic concept of EMTALA
  • Revised manual
  • New survey memos
  • How to locate copy of the EMTALA regulations
  • OCR memo and EMTALA investigations
  • OIG advisory opinions on EMTALA
  • Compliance program
  • CMS Survey memos regarding EMTALA
  • Impact of COVID-19 on EMTALA
  • EMTALA definitions and requirements
  • The Joint Commission standards
  • EMTALA sign requirements
  • To whom EMTALA applies
  • Reasonable registration process
  • Financial questions from patients
  • Patients who sign out AMA
  • Specialized capability
  • Policies and procedures required
  • Hospital recommendations

 

July 20 at Noon to 2pm CST

This program will cover the following (Part 2 of 2):

  • On-call physician issues
  • Dedicated emergency department
  • Central log
  • Special responsibilities
  • Meaning of “comes to the ED”
  • Definition of hospital property
  • EMTALA and outpatients
  • Capacity
  • Dedicated emergency department
  • Inpatients and observation patients
  • Medical screening exam
  • Certification of false labor
  • Born alive law and EMTALA
  • Minor child request for treatment
  • Telemetry
  • When diversion is allowed
  • Parking of patients
  • Helipad
  • State plans and EMTALA
  • Who can be a QMP
  • Waiver of sanctions
  • Requests for medications
  • Blood alcohol tests
  • Emergency medical condition
  • Stabilization
  • OB patients
  • Born-Alive Infant Protection Act and MLN clarification
  • Transfer and transfer forms
  • Behavioral health patients
  • QIO role with EMTALA