Webinar: CMS Regulatory Changes for General Acute and Critical Access Hospitals

09sep1:00 pm2:00 pmWebinar: CMS Regulatory Changes for General Acute and Critical Access Hospitals

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During the past year, there have been many changes in the Medicare Conditions of Participation for general acute and critical access hospitals. This session will cover recent changes to the Conditions of Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship, Discharge Planning and the Upcoming Changes in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement. This session will also assist hospitals and CAHs in identifying resources to keep up to date on changes in regulations and interpretative guidelines.


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 for this webinar is per connection needed at a facility. This allows multiple staff members to participate in the education using one connection. Prior registration is required to ensure connection information and applicable materials are distributed prior to the webinar. The registration fee for this webinar is $25 per SDAHO Member facility /$75 per non-member facility.


SDAHO is able to offer this education at low cost thanks to the generous sponsorship of Alexander Benefits Consulting.


(Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST