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  Audio  CE  CMS ASC Freestanding Conditions for Coverage: Medical Record Procedures
Date:   7/12/2011Time:   1:15 PM EDT-2:45 PM EDTThis conference focuses on medical records services which include what must be documented in the medical record. This includes things such as the history and physical, informed consent, discharge summary, and anesthesia documentation requirements.

CMS issued Conditions for Coverage that every freestanding ambulatory surgery center (ASC) must meet if the ambulatory surgery center wants paid for taking care of Medicare and Medicaid patients. These standards apply to all patients treated in the ASC including worker comp and patients with commercial insurance. These interpretive guidelines contain 167 pages and 267 tag numbers.

Program Objectives:
  • Discuss the CMS changes to the ASC Conditions for Coverage that affect medical records.
  • Identify what must be in the informed consent form.
  • Describe what must be included in an operative report.
  • Outline the requirements of a patient's medical record for their history and physical information.
Presenter:
Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD
  Sue Calloway has been a nurse attorney and medical-legal consultant for more than thirty years. She has presented numerous educational programs for nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals on topics such as patient safety, Joint Commission, CMS, and HIPAA issues. She is on the board for the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation.

Sue has authored over 100 books and thousands of articles. Previously she has been a nursing professor, medical malpractice defense attorney, and director of health policy and risk management for eight years for the Ohio Hospital Association. Sue is also past VP of legal services, compliance officer and privacy officer for a community hospital. She is the author of the book on the 2009 Joint Commission Leadership Standards by HCPro.

Sue Dill Calloway has disclosed no relevant, real or apparent personal or professional financial relationships.
Registrations are welcome and accepted up until the program’s scheduled date.
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