Webinar: Critical Access Hospital Swing Bed Requirements

21apr9:00 am11:00 amWebinar: Critical Access Hospital Swing Bed Requirements

Event Details

Program Overview:

This webinar will focus on the protocol and swing bed changes that were   promulgated by CMS on October 12, 2018 and amended November 29, 2019. In fact, CMS completely rewrote all of the swing bed regulations, with swing bed interpretive guidelines and survey procedures now under Appendix PP. CMS is also changing all of the CAH tag numbers and the new numbers for the swing beds will be included. Many Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) are not aware of these changes or are struggling to comply. This is a must attend webinar for any CAHs with swing beds.

Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss that CMS made some recent changes to the protocol process
  • Recall that CMS has rewritten the entire section on swing beds
  • Describe what is required by CMS to be in the resident assessment which is done to do the care plan
  • Recall the CMS requirements on patient activities of swing bed patients

Sue Dill Calloway is president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education company where she focuses on medical legal education, especially Joint Commission and the CMS hospital CoPs regulatory compliance. She also lectures on legal, risk management and patient safety issues. Previously, Sue was a director for risk management and patient safety for five years for the Doctors Company, and was the past VP of Legal Services at a community hospital in addition to being the Privacy Officer and the Compliance Officer. She was a medical malpractice defense attorney for ten years, and  has three nursing degrees in addition to a law degree.

She is a well-known lecturer and the first in the country to be a certified professional in CMS. She also teaches the course for the CMS certification program.

Registration information and fees:

SDAHO member fee is $150. Fees are per connection at a facility and include electronic handout, and one connection line to the live webinar. Connection instructions and handout materials will be emailed to the contact person listed on the registration 1-2 days prior to the program.

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(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 11:00 am(GMT+00:00)