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EMTALA Update 2024 – Part 2

Every hospital that has a dedicated emergency department and accepts Medicare and Medicaid payment must follow the federal law and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation Interpretive Guidelines on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA). Hospitals without such emergency departments must comply with EMTALA if they have specialized capabilities. For example, EMTALA can…


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EMTALA Update 2024 – Part 1

Every hospital that has a dedicated emergency department and accepts Medicare and Medicaid payment must follow the federal law and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation Interpretive Guidelines on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA). Hospitals without such emergency departments must comply with EMTALA if they have specialized capabilities. For example, EMTALA can…


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Patient Rights Webinar Series – Part 2

Part Two–Provision of Care in Safe Environment—Update on Patient Rights and Suicide Prevention According to CMS and accrediting organizations such as Det Norske Veritas, Inc. (DNV) and Joint Commission, one of the most cited deficiencies at the immediate jeopardy level is under patient’s rights regarding the rights of patient to receive care in a safe setting. According to CMS, ligature…


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Patient Rights Webinar Series – Part 1

Part One– Abuse, Restraints and Seclusion and other Patient Rights Issues Hospitals, critical access hospitals and rural emergency hospitals must comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation. According to CMS and accrediting organizations such as DNV and Joint Commission, Patient Rights and Responsibilities Condition is consistently in the top Condition Level Deficiencies cited. Within…


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Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conditions of Participation: Ensuring Compliance 2024 – Part 4

Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) must comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Conditions of Participation located in Appendix W in the manual. This four-part webinar will cover the entire CAH CoP manual. The regulations and interpretive guidelines serve as the basis for determining compliance. There were multiple changes and new regulations for CAHs in 2020, including a change…


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Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conditions of Participation: Ensuring Compliance 2024 – Part 3

Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) must comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Conditions of Participation located in Appendix W in the manual. This four-part webinar will cover the entire CAH CoP manual. The regulations and interpretive guidelines serve as the basis for determining compliance. There were multiple changes and new regulations for CAHs in 2020, including a change…


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Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conditions of Participation: Ensuring Compliance 2024 – Part 2

Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) must comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Conditions of Participation located in Appendix W in the manual. This four-part webinar will cover the entire CAH CoP manual. The regulations and interpretive guidelines serve as the basis for determining compliance. There were multiple changes and new regulations for CAHs in 2020, including a change…


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Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conditions of Participation: Ensuring Compliance 2024 – Part 1

Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) must comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Conditions of Participation located in Appendix W in the manual. This four-part webinar will cover the entire CAH CoP manual. The regulations and interpretive guidelines serve as the basis for determining compliance. There were multiple changes and new regulations for CAHs in 2020, including a change…


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THA Town Hall, North Region, Dec. 1

The Texas Hospital Association invites member hospitals to participate in a regional town hall meeting on Thursday, Dec. 1, to learn more about Texas hospitals’ policy priorities and the political changes that THA anticipates seeing in the health care landscape.


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THA Town Hall, South Region, Nov. 30

The Texas Hospital Association invites member hospitals to participate in a regional town hall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 30, to learn more about Texas hospitals’ policy priorities and the political changes that THA anticipates seeing in the health care landscape.


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