Rural Emergency Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals: Eligibility for New Provider Type and Potential for Increased Reimbursement
New Conditions of Participation and Payment Rules, Stark Law Regulatory Modifications Pausing Flexibilities
A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on the new rural emergency hospital (REH) provider type eligible for reimbursement under Medicare, including the REH services eligible for increased reimbursement. The panel will discuss the REH reimbursement methodology, conditions of participation, and enrollment provisions. The panel will also address the limited Stark Law regulatory modifications implemented to accommodate REHs.
- Enrollment provisions
- Conditions of participation
- REH services eligible for increased reimbursement
- Reimbursement methodology
- Stark Law regulatory modifications and the implications for rural hospitals
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How can REHs take advantage of the increased Medicare reimbursement available to them?
- What changes to the CoPs and payment rates have been made?
- What changes to Stark law have been made to accommodate REHs?
Sandra M. DiVarco
McDermott Will & Emery
Ms. DiVarco focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals and health systems. She counsels healthcare... | Read More
Ms. DiVarco focuses her practice on the representation of hospitals and health systems. She counsels healthcare facility and system clients regarding all aspects of health law transactions and health system restructurings. She has a deep knowledge of regulatory, licensing and accreditation issues of particular concern to healthcare providers. She regularly advises clients on the legal aspects of clinical regulatory issues and policy/procedure and operational matters. She is a registered nurse, and holding a current license in Illinois, she brings a pragmatic perspective and first-hand knowledge of health care operations to these complex and mission-critical matters.Close
McDermott Will & Emery
Ms. Reignley provides strategic legal, regulatory and compliance counsel to for-profit and nonprofit hospitals, health... | Read More
Ms. Reignley provides strategic legal, regulatory and compliance counsel to for-profit and nonprofit hospitals, health systems, other healthcare providers, life sciences and technology companies. She counsels clients on interpretation and risk mitigation under the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and EKRA. She also advises on internal and government investigations related to the False Claims Act, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statue. Ms. Reignley advises clients involved in digital health on the applicable legal and regulatory infrastructure, with a particular focus on remote patient monitoring programs. She also advises Medicare providers, consultants and vendors on a wide range of business, legal and regulatory issues. She has extensive experience advising clients on Medicare and Medicaid fee-for-service reimbursement, billing and coding. She also advises clients on professional licensure, scope of practice, physician and health care professional clinician relationships and supervision, together with overall corporate compliance.Close