Events
June 10, 2020

This webinar was previously recorded on June 10, 2020. To view a recording of this webinar, click here. To access the materials from this webinar, click here.   

Preparing for the Storm: Proactive Measures and Best Practices for Responding to CMS’ Nursing Home Crackdown 

Wednesday, June 10
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CST

On June 1, CMS announced that it is ‘ratcheting up’ nursing home surveys and penalties following the effects of the COVID Pandemic. State survey agencies are under intense pressure to ramp up infection control surveys in the next 30 days and CMS has set forth heightened penalties and shortened compliance deadlines. The nursing home industry, which is central to the US healthcare system and critical to the protection of the “Greatest Generation”, is under fire. The response requires leadership, and informed action from providers. Come join the discussion about CMS’ announcement, the implications for the industry, and best practices for responding.

Agenda

• Overview of CMS new initiative including key timeline issues that providers need to know
• Key factors that indicate a facility is at higher risk for a survey
• Key factors that indicate a facility is at higher risk for increased penalties
• 5 steps that every facility should take right now to lower its risk for a negative outcome; and
• 3 ways plaintiff’s lawyers are strategically approaching these case