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Complying with Section 1557 - OCR & CMS Hospital CoPs (T6063) Tue, Jun 25, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Complying with Section 1557 – The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital CoPs
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Speaker:
Sue Dill Calloway President Patient Safety and Health Care Education and Consulting

The price for the webinar is $295 per phone line.

Course Curriculum Ms. Calloway will review the law that applies to all hospitals, including critical access hospitals, physician offices and nursing homes. This new law addresses civil rights laws for healthcare providers and others and addresses nondiscrimination, required signs and notices, interpreters, including additional information found under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act. This law builds on long standing and familiar Federal civil rights laws and is the first law to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex (which includes gender, gender identity and sex stereotyping) in covered health programs and activities.

Additionally, our speaker will review the CMS proposed changes to the hospital conditions of participation (CoPs) and proposed changes under the Hospital Improvement Rule, and share resources and case scenarios to help participants meet the education requirements to ensure they know and follow this law.

Continuing Education Credits
Georgia Hospital Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approved for 2.0 Contact Hours

The Georgia Hospital Association Research & Education Foundation is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Georgia Hospital Association Research & Education Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you are registering for an out-of-state hospital association, please contact Bess Zappa, bzappa@gha.org or 770-249-4542.