The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Critical Access Hospital Swing Bed Requirements and Changes
May 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am MDT$160
Due to COVID-19, the registration fee is per individual hospital (not system) for this webinar. A single registration provides multiple lines for employees at your hospital, including a link to view the recording for 60 days post-webinar. Please only select a qty. of “1” under Registration and indicate the number of connections requested for your hospital when completing the Attendee information. The person completing the registration will be responsible for sharing the access information with others from your hospital who wish to participate.
Not sure if you’ll be able to make the live session? Everyone who registers will receive a link to the recording to view at their convenience at no additional charge for 60 days post-webinar.
This webinar will focus on the swing bed changes implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2019. In the update, CMS completely revised all of the swing bed regulations and the Tag numbers. For example, the swing bed interpretive guidelines and survey procedures are now under Appendix PP.
1135 Waivers available to Critical Access Hospitals and Swing Beds will also be discussed during this session.
At the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Outline the recent changes to the swing bed protocols made by CMS
- Recall that CMS has rewritten the entire section on swing beds
- Describe what is required by CMS to be in the resident assessment
- Identify the CMS requirements on patient activities of swing bed patients
Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Compliance Officer, Joint Commission Coordinator, Quality Improvement personnel, Risk Manager, Legal Counsel.
Laura A. Dixon, BS, JD, RN, CPHRM, President, Healthcare Risk Education and Consulting, LLC
Laura A. Dixon is the president of Healthcare Risk Education and Consulting. She previously served as the Director, Facility Patient Safety and Risk Management and Operations for COPIC from 2014 to 2020. In her role, Ms. Dixon provided consultation and training to facilities, practitioners and staff in multiple states.
Ms. Dixon has more than 20 years of clinical experience in acute care facilities, including critical care, coronary care, peri-operative services and pain management. Prior to joining COPIC, she served as the Director, Western Region, Patient Safety and Risk Management for The Doctors Company, Napa, California. In this capacity, she provided consultation to the physicians and staff for the western United States.
As a registered nurse and attorney, Ms. Dixon holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Regis University, a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Drake University College of Law, and a Registered Nurse Diploma from Saint Luke’s School of Professional Nursing. She is licensed to practice law in Colorado and California.
This speaker has no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this presentation.
May 18; 5:00 p.m. MTN
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