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A recent CMS deficiency memo found more than 3,687 hospitals failed to comply with the EMTALA law, making EMTALA deficiencies the most problematic standards for hospitals. Join our expert in this three-part webinar series as she reviews EMTALA regulations, interpretive guidelines, and the Office of Inspector General's proposed changes, which will have an effect on on-call physicians. The series will cover all 12 sections of the law, in addition to the expanded section for on-call physicians, and it will outline the shared and community care plan processes.
Offering real-world EMTALA violation examples, the series will cover the AnMed Health $1.3 million dollar settlement, the largest EMTALA settlement to date. It is anticipated that healthcare will see larger EMTALA fines following this South Carolina case. Our expert will review what precautions hospitals can put in place to prevent EMTALA litigations.
The series will also discuss the Moses v. Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Inc., case, where the court overruled the CMS regulation that EMTALA obligations end when the hospital admits a patient in good faith. This case illustrates the importance of understanding how case laws can impact the outcome of EMTALA litigation.
The EMTALA law and the accompanying regulations are complex and difficult to comprehend. The series is structured to make the requirements understandable and to protect you and your organization from liabilities.
|- AnMed Health 1.3 million dollar settlement||- Beneficiary and Family Centered Care (BFCC)-QIO process|
|- CMS deficiency memo||- EMTALA overview|
|- OCR memo & EMTALA investigations||- OIG advisory opinions on EMTALA|
|- Compliance program||- CMS memo on Ebola & EMTALA|
|- CMS memo on telemedicine & EMTALA||- CMS memo on payment & collections|
|- TJC standards||- EMTALA requirements|
|- OIG proposed changes||- To whom does EMTALA apply?|
|- EMTALA resources||And more!|
|- Payment issues||- Registration process|
|- Financial questions from patients||- Patients who sign out AMA|
|- Specialized capabilities||- EMTALA policies & procedures|
|- On-call physician issues||- Hospital recommendations|
|- Central log||- What a dedicated ED looks like|
|- Special responsibilities||- Definition of a hospital property|
|- Inpatient & observation patients||And more!|
|- Medical screening exam||- Certification of false labor|
|- Minor child request for treatment||- Born alive law & EMTALA|
|- When can you be on diversion?||- Telemetry|
|- State plans & EMTALA||- Patient parking & helipad|
|- Moses v. Providence Hospital case||- Qualified medical personnel|
|- Requests for medications||- Waiver of sanctions|
|- Blood alcohol tests||- Emergency medical condition|
|- Stabilization||- Obstetrics patients|
|- Transfer forms||- Behavioral health patients|
|- QIO role with EMTALA||And more!|
Your order includes:
Anyone involved with or interested in compliance regulations regarding the emergency department, including but not limited to: ED Managers, ED Physicians, ED Nurses, ED Medical Directors, OB Managers, OB Nurses, Outpatient Directors, Directors of Hospital-Based Ambulance Services, Director of Registration, Registration Staff, ED Education Staff, On-Call Physicians, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Nurses (all levels), Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, TJC Liaisons, Registration Staff, Safety Officers and Staff, Ethics Committee Members, Consumer Advocates, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Behavioral Health Staff, Psychiatry Staff, Discharge Planners, Hospice Staff and Regulatory Affairs Staff.