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Ambulatory Surgery Center Update for 2016

Ambulatory Surgery Center Update for 2016
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The final quarter of 2016 has proven to be very active with updates, memos, and clarifications. This one hour session will get you up to speed on all the requirements and suggestion for implementation so you are not caught off guard by any of these regulatory bodies. We will be reviewing:



  • Quality Reporting – 2017 to do list including OAS CAHPS

  • CMS - Emergency Preparedness Plan

  • Office of Civil Rights – Non Discrimination Section 1557

  • ADA – Service Animals


This is an one-hour view-upon-demand recording from a prior webinar done by Cathy Montgomery, RN, CASC.


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Ambulatory Surgery Center Update for 2016

Presented by:  Cathy Montgomery, RN, CASC - President, Excellentia Advisory Group

Cathy has over 20 years of experience in healthcare services management. During her position as Regional Manager for Barnes Hospital, Cathy oversaw several physician practices. As Regional Administrator for Novamed, she oversaw operations of the physician practices, as well as the ambulatory surgery centers and optical shops in the Metro St. Louis and Illinois areas. Under her direction, a state-of-the-art refractive surgery center was also designed and opened in St. Louis, MO. Cathy Montgomery

Cathy is Founder and President of Excellentia Advisory Group, a consulting and development company serving both the surgical industry through ASC’s as well as surgical hospitals and office-based surgical practices. Cathy’s passion has been teaching compliance to CMS Conditions of Coverage, AAAHC accreditation, and assisting ASCs with their survey readiness.

  

The final quarter of 2016 has proven to be very active with updates, memos, and clarifications. This one hour session will get you up to speed on all the requirements and suggestion for implementation so you are not caught off guard by any of these regulatory bodies. We will be reviewing:

  • Quality Reporting – 2017 to do list including OAS CAHPS
  • CMS - Emergency Preparedness Plan
  • Office of Civil Rights – Non Discrimination Section 1557
  • ADA – Service Animals

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Quality Reporting for 2017:

The wait is over; the Federal Register November edition posting the final rule re Quality Reporting requirements for ASC’s have been published. And yes, this does include the requirements for using the mandated patient satisfaction survey at your ASC.  The good news is you will have a year in advance to prepare for that implementation, but it would be prudent to initiate processes and training now in order to effect both implementation as well as outcomes.  We will discuss all 7 of the new measures in detail.  ASC – 13 Normothermia Outcome, ASC – 14 Unplanned Anterior Vitrectomy and ASC 15 (a-e) which all relate to the patient survey. 

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CMS Emergency Preparedness requirements:

We will discuss how this was factored out of the 2012 Life Safety Code NFPA 99 as well as the previously published CMS Emergency Preparedness checklist.  This is all good news and the results of focus for your ASC will center on:

What and how to coordinate with the state and local disaster planning departments

Annual drill clarification

Tracking of patients during an emergency ate your facility

Handouts will include the CMS Memo and Federal Register section for ASC’s that outlines requirements

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Non Discrimination Section 1557:

If you have not completed the requirement to have available the 15 common Limited English Proficiency tag lines for your location/facility we have the tools to assist you in doing so.  You will be provided with your states list, and the analysis to easily pull your languages if you serve a multistate population.  You will have the link to the Office of Civil Rights translated tag lines so you can easily cut and paste the ones you need.

You will also need the information to update your polices to be in compliance with this regulation as it relates to both language/communication as well as general nondiscrimination requirements that have been updated by this regulation.

Handouts will include LEP per state listings, language required for your Policy and Procedure update, and several state translation examples.  

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American with Disabilities Act Regulations for Service Animals:

It appears many facilities are being faced with the challenge of service animals in their facilities.  Calls to state departments of health, not the jurisdiction by the way for this situation!, are often offering erroneous information.  This presentation will offer the latest information from the Federal ADA guidelines that are very specific so that you might update both your policies as well as your practices.

Handout includes US Department of Justice ADA Service Animal guidance statement. 

 

Price:  $139.00 per user account.  Purchaser may view this video recording from any computer using their same email address and password for which they set up their personal Excellentia account.  You have unlimited viewing for 90-days. Once you have purchased this presentation, you will receive an automatic email with the link for viewing. You are allowed to let any of your facility staff view this presentation and claim Contact Hours and Certificates of Participation. 

1Excellentia Advisory Group LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 15481: Issue Date: 4/6/2010;

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What Else Do You Get:  The viewing page will contain (a) note-taking handout of the PowerPoint presentation, and (b) additional handouts that support this presentation. You will find all of these handouts available for download by clicking upon their respective links.

After view this presentation, you will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Participation worth 1.0 Credit Hour of continuing education. You simply contact us at events@excellentiagroup.com requesting your certificates, using the Certificate Request Form found in the link below. You will need to provide a typed list of all participants first and last names, position title (RN ,BSN, etc.), license numbers (if professionals) and date of completion.

 

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