Hospitals will forfeit $280 million dollars effective October 1, 2012 because of a regulation penalizing hospitals for having a higher than average readmission rate. There are about 278 hospitals that will receive the maximum penalty and 2,211 additional hospitals that will receive a lower penalty. What is your hospital doing to reduce unnecessary readmissions?
|Date:||Thursday, October 11, 2012||Location:||Your conference room|
|Time:||1pm to 2:45pm ET||Prerequisites:||None|
|Speaker:||Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD||Course Level:||All Levels|
|Duration:||90 Minutes||CNE Credits:||1.5 Contact Hours|
Do not miss this very timely 90-minute webinar by nurse attorney Sue Dill Calloway who will cover the CMS discharge planning standards in addition to the CMS revised worksheet on discharge planning.
Come learn what other important things CMS has in their revised worksheet on preventing hospital readmissions!
Level: All levels
Sue Dill Calloway, R.N., M.S.N, J.D. Sue Dill Calloway is a nurse attorney, a medical legal consultant and is the past Director of Hospital Patient Safety for The Doctors Company. She has done many educational programs for nurses, physicians, and other health care providers, and has authored over 100 books and numerous articles. She wrote the book Joint Commission Leadership Standards in 2009, and a book in 2013 for AHC Media, LLC (Thompson Media Group), Cracking the Code: Understanding the CMS Hospital CoP Standards on Anesthesia. She is a frequent speaker and is well known across the country in the area of healthcare law, risk management, and patient safety. Sue received her AD degree in Nursing from Ohio State and COTC. Her BSN in Nursing, BA, MSN in Nursing (summa cum laude) and Juris Doctorate (with honors) or Law Degrees are from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. She is certified in healthcare risk management by the American Society of Healthcare Risk Managers.
AHC Media webinars may be attended in an audio-only format, but we encourage attendees to take advantage of the webinar feature as it may allow you to participate in interactive survey questions throughout the presentation. Each listener participates in the continuing education activity by listening to the webinar and completing the online post test and evaluation.
Accreditation Statement: AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Credit Designation: This activity has been approved for 1.5 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.5 Contact Hours.
Sponsor: The sponsor of this educational activity is AHC Media.
Thursday, October 11, 2012