Part I – Introduction – Risk Assessment & Emergency Planning

September 9, 2019

Part I

Join us for Part I of the webinar series which focuses on the requirement to conduct an annual risk assessment and develop an emergency management plan.

  • CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule: Background, Purpose and Timeline
  • Core Element 1 Requirements - Overview + FQHC Conditions of Participation
  • Brief Overview of Emergency Management Concepts and Industry Standards
  • Risk Assessment
  • Emergency Management Planning - All-hazards vs. Hazard-specific
  • Resources
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Series Description

It has been nearly two years since Medicare and Medicaid participating providers, including health centers, were required to be in compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Rule (the Rule).  Since then, CMS has started to survey organizations to evaluate their compliance with the Rule.  Failure to comply with the Rule could put a health center’s ability to participate in Medicare and Medicaid at risk.
While health centers that are in compliance with HRSA’s expectations related to emergency preparedness (PIN 2007-15, Form 10 of the SAC Application) likely have many of the required elements of the CMS Rule in place, it is important to note that CMS requirements far exceed the HRSA expectations related to emergency preparedness. As such, health centers should ensure that they comply with the Rule.  Under the Rule, health centers must:
  • Conduct an annual risk assessment and identify hazards that are likely to affect the centers and communities where health centers are located;
  • Develop and implement an emergency management plan;
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to execute the emergency management plan;
  • Update the emergency management plan and related policies and procedures in response to risks identified through the annual risk assessment;
  • Establish a written communication plan to coordinate patient care within and outside health center facilities during an emergency;
  • Train all employees on emergency preparedness annually; and
  • Test the emergency management plan through annual tabletop and full-scale exercises.
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP (FTLF) and Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) invite you to participate in a four-part webinar series addressing the Rule's core elements. Each webinar session will be devoted to one core element and will provide information on specific requirements in that area, as well as practical tips for implementation. Additional useful resources (i.e. links, documents, templates) will also be provided.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 Certificate of Attendance
Course opens: 
06/10/2019
Course expires: 
10/09/2019
Event starts: 
09/09/2019 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
09/09/2019 - 2:30pm
Cost:
$225.00

MOLLY EVANS

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

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. [Full Bio]

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Available Credit

  • 1.50 Certificate of Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/10/2019
Course expires: 
10/09/2019

Price

Cost:
$225.00
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