Medical Staff Bylaws: How To Identify Mistakes & Fix Them
Instructor : Elizabeth A. (Libby) Snelson
Mar 27, 2019 12:00 PM ET | 11:00 AM CT | 09:00 AM PT | 90 Minutes
Hospitals and affiliated entities are participants in one of the most heavily regulated industries in the country: healthcare. Just a few of the major regulatory standards that apply to medical staff include Medicare, Medicaid CoPs, Hospital Licensing Act, Medical Practice Act, Nurse Practice Act, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act, HIPAA, Joint Commission, ADA, Title VII, EMTALA; and the list goes on.
It’s not just a long list but a tall order. The consequences of not complying with the standards are significant, including restriction/ loss of license or accreditation, professional liability claims, loss of Medicare eligibility, False Claims Act liability, loss of job, and civil and criminal penalties among others.
It’s also important to understand that a single set of bylaws cannot ensure compliance with all relevant requirements. Therefore, evidence of compliance needs to be proven by various corporate and medical staff governance documents such as corporate bylaws, medical staff bylaws, as well as accompanying rules, regulations and policies. Governance documents must also include code of conduct, appointment applications, peer review policies, credentialing manual and medical staff development plan among others.
This session by expert speaker Elizabeth “Libby” Snelson will give you a detailed overview of what medical staff bylaws should contain and how you can ensure compliance with the innumerable standards that entails healthcare services.
- Detailed overview of what Medical Staff Bylaws should contain
- How to ensure current Medicare Conditions of Participation compliance
- Ensuring current Joint Commission standards compliance
- Current Health Care Quality Improvement Act compliance
- Current National Practitioner Data Bank regulation compliance
Who Will Benefit
- Medical staff leaders
- Hospital administrators
- Compliance officers
- Medical staff office managers
- Chief medical officers
- Healthcare attorneys