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Webinar: “The Great Unwind: Preparing for the End of the PHE
Published March 23, 2022

On-Demand Webinar: “The Great Unwind — Preparing for the End of the PHE”

After two long years, we may be nearing the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). But with the end of the PHE comes the end of waivers and flexibilities intended to ensure access and reduce burden during the pandemic. During this webinar, PYA Principal Martie Ross reviewed those waivers and discussed how providers should be preparing for the return to normal operations (or the new normal). The webinar covered the following:

  • Telehealth and Virtual Services
    • Scope of PHE waiver
    • Impact of 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule (expanded telehealth services)
    • Impact of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (tele-behavioral health services)
    • Impact of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 (151-day post-PHE waiver extension)
    • Agency enforcement discretion (licensure, waiver of co-payments, HIPAA compliance)
  • Hospital Capacity
    • Temporary sites
    • Swing beds
    • Acute Hospital Care at Home Program
  • Paperwork Reduction and Other Regulatory Flexibilities
  • Impact of Medicaid Disenrollment

RESOURCES:  Slides

The one-hour complimentary webinar took place on March 23, 2022. Attendees of this webinar were eligible for 1 CPE* credit in Specialized Knowledge. No CPE credit is available for viewing the on-demand webinar.

This webinar was part of PYA’s twice-monthly “Healthcare Regulatory Roundup” series in which experts from across the firm provide practical insights on the latest regulatory developments.

If you would like assistance with waivers for telehealth and virtual services; hospital capacity issues; or with any matter involving compliance, valuation, or strategy and integration, one of our executive contacts would be happy to assist. You may email them below, or call (800) 270-9629. You can also visit PYA’s COVID-19 hub.

*CPE:

Participants can earn 1 CPE credit in Specialized Knowledge. Program Level: Intermediate. Delivery Method: Group Live. Advanced Preparation: None. Prerequisites: None. No fee. PYA, P.C. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

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