Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
Session Format: Live Webinar
CLE Credit Available: Yes
In most states, AHLA webinars meet the requirements for continuing legal education and attorneys may self-apply for CLE credit. AHLA’s live distance learning webinars are pre-approved for CLE credit in the following states: Alabama, Illinois, Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Please refer to Distance Learning CLE reporting procedure for more information.
Topic: Enhancing use of health information technology in delivering safe and effective care
On October 9, CMS and OIG issued two highly anticipated proposed rules to reform the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) regulations. The rules are part of the agencies’ broader efforts to address perceived regulatory barriers to innovation and move toward a more affordable, high quality, value-based health care system, while maintaining important protections for patients and programs. Join leading industry experts and representatives from CMS and OIG for an AHLA webinar that will focus on the proposed regulatory changes affecting health information technology, including the creation of a new Stark exception/Anti-Kickback safe harbor for the donation, , of cybersecurity technology, and the potential extension or elimination of the sunset date for the electronic health record donation rules. CMS and OIG will discuss proposals for both the Stark exceptions and the Anti-Kickback safe harbors. The webinar will also cover health information technology implications of the other regulatory proposals, which are part of the NPRM.
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate