Webinar CMS Critical Access Hospital Swing Bed Requirements

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM   iCalendar Eastern Standard Time

This educational activity is provided jointly by AXIS Medical Education and North Carolina Healthcare Association
This webinar is being offered in cooperation with the Georgia Hospital Association
Swing beds can be a financial lifeline for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH). This educational activity will focus on swing bed regulations in Appendix W for CAHs. Interpretive guidelines and survey procedures are under Appendix PP – Long Term Care manual, which will be discussed in the corresponding regulation sections.

It is challenging to figure out what the interpretive guidelines and survey procedures are, as
there is no crosswalk between Appendix W for CAH and Appendix PP for Long-Term Care. This
webinar will assist hospitals in understanding these complexities.

Finally, this session will discuss common deficiencies involving swing beds and how to avoid
Target Audience:
Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Compliance Officer, Emergency Department Personnel, Joint Commission Coordinator, Medical Records, Quality Improvement personnel, Risk Manager, Legal Counsel.