Kate Beller, JD – Executive Vice President for Government Relations and Policy Development, AMRPA
Jonathan Gold, JD – Director of Government Relations & Regulatory Counsel, AMRPA
This webinar will provide an update on how the COVID-19 public health emergency has impacted the inpatient rehabilitation industry from a policy perspective. We will provide an overview of the current waivers and regulatory flexibilities that are currently available to inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), discuss waivers that may be considered for extended or permanent implementation, and Congressional action on pandemic preparedness and response legislation. The webinar will also touch on the FY 2021 IRF final payment rule and other regulatory policies that could impact IRFs later in 2020.
- Explain current regulatory landscape and waivers that apply to IRFS
- Analyze which waivers and regulatory changes should be considered for extended applicability or permanent implementation
- Discuss the potential IRF-focused components of future pandemic preparedness legislation
*Recorded Webinars are eligible for CME and CNE only*
Accreditation Statement - In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco and American Medical Rehabilitation Providers. Amedco is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement - Amedco designates this webinar for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for physicians and 1.0 contact hours for nurses Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.