On-Demand Conference Session: Surviving Chaos: Legal and Regulatory Updates

Recorded On: 04/15/2021


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Recent dramatic challenges which occurred in 2020 have affected many regulatory requirements and outcomes, and the focus will continue to change as the country and the post-acute care industry recovers to what will be our new normal. During this fast-paced session, the speaker will provide information and potential action items regarding survey and certification protocols and operational challenges, including numerous changes in regulations, regulatory interpretations, citation trends, and operational norms. Following this session, you will be able to:

  • Understand current regulatory requirements and challenges including new transmittals, guidance, and other issuances from CMS and the CDC 
  • Recognize the need for proactively addressing facility challenges facing the post-acute care industry
  • Understand the current environment including litigation, financial challenges, regulatory sanctions and fraud, and abuse

Janet Feldkamp, RN, BSN, LNHA, CHC, JD

Partner

Benesch Attorneys at Law

Janet focuses her law practice in the area of healthcare law, including long-term care survey and certification, state and federal regulation, physician and nurse practice, and fraud and abuse involving hospitals, suppliers, insurers, and physicians.

She retains active licenses as a registered nurse and nursing home administrator. Janet is a member of the editorial board of Caring for the Ages, a monthly newspaper for long-term care practitioners, and is a frequent writer and speaker on health law and related topics, particularly in the area of long-term care. She is a coauthor of Post-Acute Care Handbook: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance Issues, 2015, published by the American Health Lawyers Association.

Janet was awarded her Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law and her BSN from the University of Missouri. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Columbia Bar Association, and Ohio State Bar Association. She is the past president of the American Association of Nurse Attorneys.

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