UPCOMING WEBINARS

Legal Landmines: Risk Management & Liability Mitigation in Long-Term and Senior Care

DATE: Thursday, October 19, 2023
Noon – 1 p.m. CST

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Senior housing, assisted living, CCRCs, and skilled nursing facilities are constant targets for regulatory and civil liability.  As communities fight through the current environment with staffing shortages and higher acuity, the risk of significant legal liability for all organizations is at an all-time high. This session will discuss the nature of liability, the most common sources of liability and how to develop a clear plan for managing and minimizing these risks.

Join this free webinar to:

  • Explore the most common sources of liability in long-term and senior care.

  • Discuss best practices to mitigate your risk.

  • Prepare an action plan for incidents and accidents that occur in these settings.

A litigator at heart, Meredith Duncan has the skills and experience to advocate for clients before government regulators, administrative law judges and courtrooms alike. She uses those skills to focus mainly on the compliance and operational issues facing health care providers, including long-term care providers, senior housing entities and hospitals. From licensing to contracts, to risk management and regulatory compliance, she responds to all issues that arise in all aspects of a health care provider’s practice. Meredith appears regularly before the regulatory agencies that oversee the healthcare industry, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, the Office of the Inspector General, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, as well as other state and federal governmental agencies on behalf of clients. Meredith also has significant experience with Medicare, Medicaid and Managed Care Organizations.  She assists clients in their relationships with payers and with responses to reimbursement disputes, audits and appeals.

Nursing: This program has been approved for one clock hour of continuing education credit by The Illinois Board of Nursing, an approved sponsor of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Administrators: This program has been submitted for one clock hour of continuing education credit by the National Continuing Education Review Services (NCERS) of the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB).

 

PLEASE NOTE: Attendees must submit their documentation directly to their respective state boards, associations, or licensing agencies. Forum Extended Care Services provides CE certificates only to attendees.

PRESENTER:

Meredith Duncan, BS, JD
Meredith Duncan, BS, JDAttorney, Polsinelli Law Firm

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