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Post & Schell Health Care Practice Group Principals Present at PBI's Health Law Institute 2024 on March 12 and 13

On March 12 and 13, 2023, Principals in Post & Schell's National Health Care Practice Group presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Insititute's (PBI) Health Law Institute 2024 at the Hilton Harrisburg. Senior Counsel Robin Locke Nagele and Principal Mark L. Mattioli served on the Planning Committee for this year's event.

On March 12th, Paula G. Sanders presented, "Through the Looking Glass:  A Journey Through Post-Acute Regulation and Enforcement," at 10:45 am ET. The session explored:

  • Comprehensive new PA regulations for long-term care facilities and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) aimed at improving quality of care and increasing transparency.
  • New staffing requirements and increased ownership disclosures which are hallmarks of both agencies’ initiatives; Inconsistencies and challenges created by the regulatory changes affecting staffing, changes of ownership, Licensure renewals, and revalidation.
  • Heightened enforcement and crippling civil penalties resulting from the new state and federal initiatives.

On March 12th, Beth Anne Jackson co-presented, "Practical Tips for the Design of a Patient Safety Evaluation System to Promote Patient Safety and Maximize Privilege Protection for PSWP," with Angela Boateng, Associate General Counsel for WellSpan Health at 2:00 pm ET. This session offered practical insights to providers and their legal counsel on how to develop and use their patient safety evaluation systems (PSES) to encourage internal and external sharing of patient safety learnings to improve patient safety and quality without jeopardizing privilege protection.

On March 13th, Mark L. Mattioli co-presented, "Between Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management: Advising Boards," with Sonya Lawrence, Senior Vice President, and Enterprise Chief Compliance Officer, at Thomas Jefferson University and Health Systems at 8:30 am ET. This session addressed the interrelationship between compliance and enterprise risk management, including the consequences of failing to consider both in planning and advising boards.