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2019 Federal & State Action Plan; Part 2

2019 Federal & State Action Plan; Part 2

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2019 Federal & State Action Plan Part 2; Prepare now for your CMS Survey

This session builds on the skills learned in Session 1 of this series, Part 1 of our 2019 Federal and State Action Plan. 

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2019 Federal and State Action Plan – Part 2

Prepare Now for Your CMS Survey


This session builds on the skills learned in Session 1 of this series, Part 1 of our 2019 Federal and State Action Plan. 

Speaker:  Cathy Montgomery, RN, CASC - President, Excellentia Advisory Group

About Our Speaker:  

Cathy Montgomery, RN, CASC

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


Date:  Tuesday, August 27, 2019

This webinar will be recorded and made available as a View Upon Demand presentation shortly after the webinar airs.  The VUD presentation will also be in the emembership library for emembers to view as usual for free as part of the emembership.

Time:   12:00pm Noon Central Time Zone

This 1 ½ hour session will assist you to formalize environment of care while including attention to the 2012 Life Safety Codes and the current requirement for your Emergency Operations Plan. Not every facility has the resources for an on site mock survey and while this course could never replace a mock survey due to the absence of visuals, it will certainly provide you with the check lists and information necessary.

We will cover:

  • OR vs. procedure room – same or different?
  • Facilities Guidelines Institute as a reference
  • Are you a distinct entity as required?
  • Fire Safety
  • Emergency Equipment including maintenance
  • Drills, drills, and more drills….

Price: $199.00 for the webinar, handouts and any Q&A follow-up with Cathy that you might have after the webinar.

Special Price:  If both Part 1 and Part 2 are purchased together, the total price will be discounted $50.00 to $350.00 for both sessions.

Handouts will include but not limited to:

  • Copy of Federal EOP regulations (E tags)

  • Copy of Federal LSC checklist (Q Codes)

  • Eye wash station rules

Attention:  Please do not print handouts until you review as some are quite lengthy. You may prefer them in their electronic format due to size.

This is an excellent session to assure you have the most recent edition of all the regulations.