CMS Updates

14dec12:00 pm1:00 pmCMS UpdatesSDAHO Webinar

Event Details

December 14 at 12:00pm CST/11:00am MST

This session will discuss recent updates to CMS regulations and interpretative guidelines for hospitals and critical access hospitals including new guidance on workplace violence, responsibilities for care in safe environment, evidence-based practices in managing obstetric emergencies, categorical waivers, guidance on discharge planning and other CMS updates. This session will also provide practical tips on how to keep up to date with these changes.

  • How to maintain current with CMS changes
  • Explain what changes have occurred in CMS Conditions of Participation and Interpretative guidelines

Certificate of participation only

Presenter: Nancy Ruzicka, BS, RPh, MBA, MJ, CHC, Ruzicka Consulting

Nancy Ruzicka has experience teaching and assisting hospitals and other healthcare facilities in understanding applicable Federal and State laws, rules, regulations and interpretative guidelines. Her experience also encompasses teaching all levels of healthcare staff in understanding compliance and HIPAA requirements. Nancy has been a frequent speaker for the Iowa Hospital Association on EMTALA and Conditions of Participation for hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Nancy’s previous experiences include Director of Integrity & Compliance and Privacy Official at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines; Director of Regulatory Compliance at UnityPoint Health and over twenty years of experience with Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. Nancy received her MJ in Health Law, MBA and BS in Pharmacy from Drake University, Des Moines. She is certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and maintains her Iowa pharmacy license.


Registration is free for SDAHO Members and $49 for Non-Members.

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(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-06:00)