Federal Agencies Take Action on Health Equity: Preparing for New Provider Requirements and Metrics

Date: 04/17/24
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM ET

* Please Note: registration closes at 11:59 PM ET the day before the live event. No further registrations will be accepted once registration has been closed *

Live closed captions are available.

Overview: "Health equity" generally refers to individuals achieving their highest level of health through the elimination of disparities in health and health care. President Biden issued a series of executive orders focusing on advancing health equity and federal agencies, including CMS, have been directed to create Equity Action Plans. This panel will discuss and analyze various provider requirements and metrics that have been developed and are in the process of being developed to address health care disparities, including in the field of clinical research, as well as with respect to ACOs, Medicare Advantage programs, hospitals and rural providers.

Learning Objectives: 

  • What does "health equity " mean in the health care context and how can it affect providers' delivery of health care.
  • What has CMS and other federal regulators done to advance health equity?
  • What role does health equity play in clinical research and why is this important?

Speaker Information:

Sidney S. Welch, Esq.Partner, Bradley

Myla R. ReizenPartner, Jones Walker LLP

Shelagh Mulvaney, PhDAssociate Professor and psychologist, Vanderbilt University in Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Biomedical Informatics

 

Moderator Information:

Lynn M. Barrett, Esq., CHC, CCPPartnerWachler & Associates

 

Continuing Education:

CLE: AHLA’s live distance learning webinars are pre-approved for CLE credit in the following states: AL, AR, CA, GA, IL, IN, KS, ME, MI, MS, NC, NE, NJ, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, and WV. Please refer to the Distance Learning CLE State Chart on our Continuing Education Page to review the reporting procedure in these and other states.

CPE: AHLA 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 addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org. For further information, please visit our Continuing Education Page.

AHLA is seeking CPE credits for live and on demand webinars. The maximum number of credits available is 1.80.