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March 2019

CMS Radiology & Nuclear Medicine Conditions of Participation (CoPs)

March 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum The CMS hospital conditions of participation (CoPs) on radiology and nuclear medicine have been rewritten, effective July 10, 2015. Every hospital that accepts Medicare or Medicaid must be in compliance with these regulations and interpretive guidelines.During this session our speaker will discuss the risks of ionizing radiation, increased patient exposure, and safety precautions to decrease radiation exposure, including staff training, care of high-risk patients, appropriate shielding, and equipment review and calibration. Sue will review the FDA initiative to… Continue Reading CMS Radiology & Nuclear Medicine Conditions of Participation (CoPs)

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ICD-10 CM, Part 2 of 3: Chapters 1-13

March 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum During part two of a three-part ICD-10-CM training series, our speaker will review the chapter-specific guidelines associated with coding diagnoses classified to chapters 1 (Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases) through Chapter 13 (Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue). This session also includes case studies to aid in comprehension of the associated guidelines. Learning Objectives At the completion of this session, the participants will be able to:Discuss chapter-specific guidelines associated with assigning diagnoses.Identify the first 13 chapters… Continue Reading ICD-10 CM, Part 2 of 3: Chapters 1-13

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ICD-10 CM, Part 3 of 3: Chapters 14-21

March 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum This is the third session of a three-part ICD-10-CM training series. During this session we will review the chapter-specific guidelines associated with coding diagnoses classified to chapters 14 (Diseases of Genitourinary System) through Chapter 21 (Factors influencing health status and contact with health services). This session also includes case studies to aid in comprehension of the associated guidelines. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this session, the participants will be able to:Discuss chapter-specific guidelines associated with assigning diagnoses,… Continue Reading ICD-10 CM, Part 3 of 3: Chapters 14-21

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Emergency and Outpatient Services: Complying With the CMS Hospital CoPs

March 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum This course will actually encompass two individual programs on emergency and outpatient services.During the first hour, our speaker will cover some proposed changes to the outpatient section, which are published in the Hospital Improvement Act. These changes would include how a final diagnosis should be documented in all outpatient records within 7 days, and how the hospital will be required to have a policy and designate in which outpatient departments will require an RN. There are additional changes… Continue Reading Emergency and Outpatient Services: Complying With the CMS Hospital CoPs

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Board Financial Governance and Compliance

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum This webinar focuses on the pertinent issues impacting hospital board of directors’ ability to provide financial governance for their facility. The presenters will review common enrollment issues, high level Medicare cost report review and strategies, financial ratios and benchmarks and revenue cycle management including the chargemaster. They will also provide a summary of hospital board financial governance best practices. Learning Objectives Express an understanding of foundational best practices of financial management to enhance the boards’ oversight of financial… Continue Reading Board Financial Governance and Compliance

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April 2019

Transitional Care, One of the Most Important Quality and Business Case Opportunities in Healthcare for CAHs and PPS Hospitals

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
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Course Curriculum Rural residents across the country have access to fewer healthcare services, lower economic and insurance status, fewer physicians per capita, and higher chronic disease rates than their urban peers. More rural hospitals have closed recently than in the prior 15 years combined. Maintaining long-term viability of critical access hospitals will be essential for rural healthcare delivery. Furthermore, 20% of Medicare patients are hospitalized each year and almost half require care after being discharged from the hospital to assist… Continue Reading Transitional Care, One of the Most Important Quality and Business Case Opportunities in Healthcare for CAHs and PPS Hospitals

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Web Content: A New Compliance Challenge

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum As health care organization websites evolve from informational to transactional and even into telehealth care delivery portals, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines has become increasingly more complex and compelling. Plaintiff verdicts and court settlements in other industries serve as a precursor for the potential of web compliance lawsuits aimed at health care providers. Health care leaders can take simple steps to ensure web content compliance and avoid legal action while optimizing… Continue Reading Web Content: A New Compliance Challenge

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Grievances and Complaints: Ensuring Hospital Compliance with the CMS CoPs, Joint Commission, DNV Standards and OCR

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum Our speaker will discuss the federal law that is now in effect for hospitals and enforced by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) requirements under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Hospitals must have a grievance procedure and compliance coordinator to investigate any grievances alleging noncompliance with this law. There should be a process in place to resolve any grievance prohibited by Section 1557 and this information should be visibly posted in the hospital.The speaker will… Continue Reading Grievances and Complaints: Ensuring Hospital Compliance with the CMS CoPs, Joint Commission, DNV Standards and OCR

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CMS 2019 Pharmacy and Medication: Complying with the Hospital CoPs and Proposed Changes

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum This session will review the top problematic Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) pharmacy standards. CMS now issues a deficiency report showing when the pharmacy is in noncompliance. The CMS interpretive guidelines address medication management and pharmacy-related standards. These standards are reviewed when CMS conducts a compliance or validation survey. Medication errors make up the largest number of medical errors in health care today and are the most common reason for unnecessary readmissions to the hospital.Nursing personnel… Continue Reading CMS 2019 Pharmacy and Medication: Complying with the Hospital CoPs and Proposed Changes

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Trending Workplace Issues for 2019 and Beyond

April 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT
$160 – $320

Course Curriculum From the #MeToo movement to a growing emphasis on paid leave and the changing landscape on medical and recreational marijuana in many states, “Ban the Box” laws and so much more, HR managers have a full plate. Employment law is so nuanced, and sometimes complex, that even the most well-intentioned employer can unwittingly slip up. Those slip-ups can be very costly. This does not have to be the case!This webinar identifies and discusses employment law issues that will… Continue Reading Trending Workplace Issues for 2019 and Beyond

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