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Swing-bed Fundamentals (IHA 3.20.24)

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
10:00 am12:00 pm

Dates: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT
Cost: $195 to NHA members (Per hospital, no charge for additional lines. Those individuals interested in viewing the recording must register separately at the Zoom link prior to the start of the webinar. Zoom will send each individual registered an email containing an access code to view the recording.)

Course Curriculum:
Hospitals with 100 or fewer licensed beds can participate in the swing-bed program. Hospital beds can be used for an acute care patient or a post-acute (skilled nursing) patient. This online seminar describes the basic Medicare regulations to participate in the swing-bed program and explains the differences between the requirements for critical access and other rural hospitals.

Learning Objectives:
• Describe the regulatory requirements and related interpretative guidelines.
• Explain patient eligibility criteria for admission to the swing-bed program.
• Discuss the differences between the requirements for comprehensive assessment in a critical access hospital and a rural hospital.

Intended Audience:
• CEOs.
• Chief financial officers.
• Chief medical officers.
• Chief nursing officers.
• Chief operating officers.
• Compliance officers and legal counsel.
• Legal counsel.
• Nursing leadership.
• Quality improvement staff.
• Risk managers.