Past Events in this Series
Part 1: Legislation, Waivers and Flexibilities for Dialysis ProvidersLive broadcast on Wednesday, April 15, 2020
The first webinar in this series provided an overview of key regulatory actions that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken to date to help dialysis providers care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar also described CMS waivers on provider enrollment and licensure, survey and certification, provision of dialysis to patients in nursing homes, and billing and reimbursement. The webinar also provided details on Medicare advanced payments to providers and additional potential sources of federal funding relief for treating COVID-19 patients. Download Speaker Bios [PDF]
- Understand waivers and regulatory flexibilities the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued for dialysis providers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Learn about accelerated payments that Medicare is making available to dialysis providers and additional potential sources of funding to help providers respond to COVID-19.
Part 2: Outlook on Future Legislation and Regulatory Changes
Live Broadcast on May 13, 2020
In April, we updated you on some of the latest federal policy developments. But changes continue, and are moving fast. On May 13, Dean Rosen and Lauren Aronson from the bipartisan federal lobbying firm Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas will discuss the latest legislative and regulatory developments, their impact on dialysis providers, what they are working on to protect the interest of NRAA members, and the likely road ahead for future changes. Download Speaker Bios [PDF]
- Recognize all major federal legislation impacting dialysis providers and the healthcare sector
- Describe NRAA efforts in Washington, D.C. on behalf of NRAA members
- Explain the outlook for future legislation and regulatory changes impacting dialysis providers
Part 3: Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Key Concepts, Limits and Exceptions for Dialysis Providers
Live broadcast on Wednesday, June 24, 2020
In Part 3 of our webinar series, attorneys from McGuireWoods LLP’s labor and employment group discussed the paid employee leave requirements of the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The focus was on compliance issues and challenges facing dialysis providers under the new law.
- Explain dialysis provider-relevant issues in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
- Describe employee exceptions under employee exceptions
- Summarize the impact of sheltering in place orders and furloughs