Garfunkel Wild Complimentary Webinar – Nursing Facility Update: 1135 Waivers and NYS Executive Orders Explained Emergency Treatment Protection Act (Immunity) And Telehealth Expansion
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Speakers: Eve Green Koopersmith
Garfunkel Wild’s Eve Green Koopersmith will present the webinar ” Nursing Facility Update: 1135 Waivers and NYS Executive Orders Explained Emergency Treatment Protection Act (Immunity) And Telehealth Expansion” on April 15, 2020.
In this webinar, we will explain the 1135 waivers of Medicare and Medicaid regulations that specifically apply to nursing facilities to facilitate the admission, transfer, care and treatment of residents during the COVID-19 emergency, including the waiver of the 3-day prior hospitalization rule, timeframes for certain assessments, PASRR reviews and prior notice of discharge/transfer for treatment of COVID-19. We will also review the executive orders issued by the New York State Governor to expand the pool of professionals for providing care and treatment, allow for students and volunteers to practice and expand timeframe for completion of PRI. We will explain the civil and criminal immunity protections granted to facilities and professionals in the Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act. Lastly, we will explain the expansion of telehealth services in nursing facility settings.
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