2019 Federal and State Action Plan – Part 1
Prepare Now for Your CMS Survey
Whether you are new in your role or have been through survey before, it is always a daunting task. This is especially true when it comes to an unannounced federal survey.
Speaker: Cathy Montgomery, RN, CASC - President, Excellentia Advisory Group
About Our Speaker:
Cathy has over 25+ years in healthcare services management. As Regional Administrator for NovaMed, she oversaw operations of the physician practices as well as surgery centers, and optical shops in the metro St.Louis/Illinois area.
Cathy is President and Founder of Excellentia Advisory Group, a consulting and development company serving both the surgical industry through ASC'S as well as surgical hospitals and the outpatient industry through physician practices and ancillary centers. Cathy for the past several years has studied all the regulatory agencies that impact the ASC industry and has made herself an expert on the subject. Cathy is a frequently speaker at State ASC conferences to speak on regulatory compliance topics. Cathy also offers expertise in running the day-to-day operations of a surgery center and assists several privately-owned surgery centers across the country as their management company. Her vision is to offer services that will be cost effective for her clients and fill those gaps that occur due to immediate needs. She has hired consultants that are knowledgeable and follow TJC, AAAASF and/or AAAHC standards. Cathy herself became an AAAASF surveyor in 2016 and now IMQ in 2018. Cathy has her CASC certification.
Who Should Attend:
- ASC Administrators
- ASC Clinical Directors
- Managers of Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement
- Team Leaders
- Physician Owners and Leadership
Format: View Upon Demand; previously recorded webinar presentation
Duration: One hour 45 minutes
This Part One session is designed to systematically take you step by step through the federal guidelines including all current memos so you will be up to date. You’ll be supplied with the current rules and tools for success. Areas covered include:
- Posturing for a positive presentation
- Governing Body and Management
- Surgical Services – What’s Required
- Staffing models that work
- QA/PI – what, when , and how
- Requirements for Medical Staff/Nursing Service/Medical Records
- Pharmacy rules and best practices
- How all of this relates to infection control
Although the goal is a citation free survey, we will discuss the format for a Plan of Correction.
Price: $199.00 for the webinar, handouts and any Q&A follow-up with Cathy that you might have after viewing the presentation. If you do purchase both Part One and Part Two, you will receive a $50.00 discount which will be calculated on our website if purchased at the same time.
Handouts will include but not limited to:
- Copy of Federal Regulations that have been page numbered for easier use
- Infection control guidance papers for GI and ophthalmology
- Examples of Board Meeting Min., Infection Control Risk Assessment, New Hire Orientation
- Checklist, and a QA/PI study.
Handouts will be downloadable links upon the VUD presentation page.
This is an excellent session to give you access to a CMS surveyor for accurate information. Live attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions via the chat feature. Recorded sessions offer the feature of email follow up.
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