Understanding Federal Laws and Enforcement Agencies

Thursday, August 2, 2018
1:00 pm2:00 pm

This session will provide an overview of federal and state laws governing hospital licensure and participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Additionally, participants will learn the main aspects of the laws that require patient privacy and the security of patient records as well as the laws supporting and related to hospital peer review activities. This session will also provide an introduction to the state and federal hospital enforcement agencies and address situations in which these enforcement agencies may interact with the hospital, their authority and the enforcement tools they can use against the hospital.