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Telemedicine is a popular model for delivering care because of its accessibility and convenience for patients. With its growing popularity, telemedicine has become part of the standard consultation process, meaning providers now have more compliance standards to abide by. During this session, our expert will guide attendees through the telemedicine interpretive guidelines and show how easy it can be to maintain compliance.
This program will cover the federal regulations on telemedicine, CMS interpretive guidelines on telemedicine standards, and TJC’s crosswalk that follows telemedicine standards. Our expert will discuss the most problematic standards in the telemedicine interpretive guidelines and provide recommendations that boards, medical staff and hospitals must follow to ensure compliance with the CMS and TJC standards.
|- Distant site telemedicine entity (DSTE)||- Agreements with Medicare certified hospitals|
|- 16 pages of federal law||- Credentialing by proxy|
|- CMS deficiencies||- Effect on The Joint Commission hospitals|
|- Change CoP tag numbers||- Privileges based on medical staff recommendations|
|- Peer review issues||- Third party verification organizations|
|- Basic hospital functions||- Policies & procedures|
|- CoP board changes||- Ensuring compliance with the CoPs|
|- Written agreement requirements||- 27 page interpretive guidelines by CMS for CoPs|
|- Adverse events & notifications||And that's just the beginning!|
Anyone involved with or interested in compliance regulations and standards, including but not limited to: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Department Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, TJC Liaisons, Registration Staff, Safety Officers and Staff, Pharmacy Staff, Ethics Committee Members, Consumer Advocates, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Behavioral Health Staff, Psychiatry Staff, Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Case Managers, Hospice Staff and Regulatory Affairs Staff.