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Emergency Preparedness Rule Sets Mandatory Obligations

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 89 minutes
Recorded Date: October 05, 2017
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  • What is the Emergency Preparedness Rule and who does it effect?
  • Why is this important?
  • Assessing risk to providers
  • Drafting appropriate policies and procedures
  • Solutions
  • Case Studies
  • Conclusion
Runtime: 1 hour and 29 minutes
Recorded: October 5, 2017


This webinar will cover complexities related to how to keep your clients compliant — and avoid funding losses.

The Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Providers and Suppliers established standards for a new level of communication between healthcare providers and EMS. The intent of this rule is to ensure the coordination of all patients' care during a major disaster. The heightened standard of communication requires providers to connect with individuals and entities including patients, physicians, state and local health departments, emergency personnel, patients' families, and transportation. This presentation will explore the complexities related to this new regulation by discussing the background of the rule, challenges with implementation, and practical tips for compliance.

This program was recorded on October 5th, 2017.

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American Bar Association
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E. Ann Jeschke, PhD

Bio-Ethics Conslutant

Doctorally trained bio-ethics consultant specializing in military medicine. With over 20 years of inter-professional employment, education, training, and research experience, I seek to collaborate in qualitative research, program evaluation, gap analysis, end user analysis, or theoretical assessment of challenges that occur when attempting to provide care for military service members. My strength lies in outside of the box thinking that relies on questioning historical and philosophical assumptions that are embedded in policies, programs, and practices and thereafter performing end-user analysis that allows me to help bridge various stakeholders that participate in the development of best practices in the clinical practice and provision of medicine.

As both a leader and member of various public awareness team, I have developed a keen ability to build team consensus around a strategic vision as well as mediate the various voices of different stakeholders in the research and development process. My diplomatic acumen allows me to not only welcome input from a diverse range of experts associated with any project from local community members to local, national, and international politician, but to also distill the various viewpoints into a common goal. By upholding the importance of all team members values, knowledge, and skills, I am able to galvanize and energize members around objectives that can both meet the needs of end users for whom a project is intended as well as business, academic, and policy experts who support the development process.

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Anjali B. Dooley

Chief Legal Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
Forefront TeleCare

Anjali is an attorney (admitted to the Bar in the states of Missouri, Kansas and Illinois), entrepreneur, and business leader with extensive experience in healthcare, emerging technology and business law. In her private law practice, her focus was on the representation of start-up businesses in financing and business development matters and on healthcare regulatory compliance. Previously, she has served as both a Special Prosecutor and Public Defender.

Anjali is a leader within the American Bar Association Health Law Section, serving as Vice-Chair of the Section’s Web & Technology Committee and its eHealth, Privacy & Security Interest Group. Her longstanding interest in rural health has led her to serve on various policy committees for the National Association of Rural Health Clinics. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Saint Louis University, John Cook School of Business. She is a legal analyst/expert for local and national news outlets, magazines, and bar associations.

Anjali received her law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, her MBA from the DePaul University-Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and her BA in Economics from the University of Illinois at Champaign – Urbana IL.

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Sarah Badahman

Founder & CEO

Ms. Sarah Badahman is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HIPAAtrek, LLC. Ms. Badahman served as a Practice Administrator of small and medium practices for 8 years. After leaving Practice Administration, she became a HIPAA Consultant, helping organizations and practices with security risks analysis, change management, and implementation of HIPAA. She has spoken at several national forums on HIPAA security and privacy.

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