Effective May 13, 2016, Office of Civil Right (OCR) issued a final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act. Building on long-standing and familiar civil rights principles, Section 1557 takes important steps forward as it’s the first federal civil rights law to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in health care. Join this webinar as we discuss the legal implications of this new ruling and the comprehensive training that is necessary to comply. This webinar will prepare your organization to address the following:
- Who must comply?
- Types of Prohibited discrimination
- Background, overview, and effective dates of the regulation
- Review the requirements outlined in the regulation
Debbie Newsholme, Senior Director of Content Operations at HCCS, a HealthStream® Company, and Jennifer Kearns, Partner at Duane Morris, LLP