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Nondiscrimination in Health Programs & Activities: Section 1557
Monday, March 20, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Encore presentation of "Nondiscrimination in Health Programs & Activities: Section 1557
On July 18, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued the final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act: Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities. The rule will advance equity and reduce health disparities by protecting some of the populations that have been most vulnerable to discrimination in the health care context, explain consumers’ rights under the law and provides covered entities important guidance about their obligations. Covered entities include any health program or activity, any part of which receives funding from HHS (Medicare & Medicaid).
Section 1557 prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age or disability in certain health programs and activities.
Covered entities’ responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Attention Medicare Home Health Agencies: Attend this webinar to specifically learn what your organization must do to comply with the new Conditions of Participation for Home Health!
PLEASE NOTE: Registration fees are based on one phone connection; multiple site participation from your agency will be charged a separate registration fee for each dial-in connection.
Contact: Karen Barish, RN - email@example.com or (732) 877-1100