CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Webinar Series: Introduction - Risk Assessment & Emergency Planning (September 2017)
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) established emergency preparedness requirements (aka CMS EP Rule) that went into effect on November 16, 2016. Medicare and Medicaid participating providers and suppliers, including health centers, must comply with the EP Rule requirements by November 15, 2017.
Part I - Introduction - Risk Assessment & Emergency Planning
- CMS EP Rule Background, Purpose and Timeline
- EP Rule Core Element 1 Requirements - Overview + FQHC Conditions of Participation
- Emergency Management Concepts - Brief Overview
- Hazards and Risk Assessment
- Emergency Management Planning
A partner in the firm’s health law practice group, Molly advises health centers on the management of clinical, employment and workforce related risks, with a particular focus on professional liability, Federal Tort Claims Act, and HIPAA matters. From her experience as both a private attorney and in-house counsel, Molly knows the importance of managing liability and risk issues in mission-driven organizations. [Full Bio]
Alexander Lipovtsev has been working with New York’s primary care sector since 2006 when he became a treatment coordinator for a Patient-Centered Medical Home outpatient clinic in Manhattan, which is part of a larger organization providing various services for people with disabilities and their families. Since then, he has worked at several primary care sites and was promoted to Senior Practice Manager overseeing operations of two outpatient clinic sites in Brooklyn, NY, as well as providing counseling to primary care patients as a clinical social worker. Alexander worked as a program manager for a managed care organization, where he assisted with designing, developing and implementing several managed care products.