2018 LASCA Annual Conference
Exhibitor Space/Sponsorship Now Available
RESCHEDULED for February 9, 2018
If you were registered - there is no need to re-register!
West Baton Rouge Conference Center
2750 N. Westport Drive
Port Allen, Louisiana
LOUISIANA AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER ASSOCIATION
7:45 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Sponsor Exhibits 8:45 AMWelcoming Remarks & Introductions - Landon Tucker, LASCA President 9:00- 10:00 AMThe Opioid Addiction Crisis – Recent Regulatory Actions, Pending Lawsuits and the Role of ASCs - Emily Grey and Caroll Devillier
An overview of the national and local aspects of the current "opioid crisis," and highlighting the startling statistics and special challenges in the current environment. Healthcare lawyer, Emily Grey will review the extensive work underway to address this crisis from regulatory agencies including the Center for Disease Control, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Agency, HHS Office of Inspector General and the Hospital Compare HCAHPS Star Rating System. Ms. Grey will also provide some practical pointers for compliance. Healthcare litigator, Carroll Devillier, will provide a review of the various active opioid lawsuits around the country (including those pending in Louisiana), with a summary of the allegations and status of the court cases.
10:00 –11:00 AMAn Overview of the new LDH ASC State Licensing Regulations - Jennifer Haines, R.N., Medical Program Certification Manager, Health Standards Section, Louisiana Department of Health, Dora Kane, Non-Long Term Care Supervisor
• A Primer on Licensing and Provider Enrollment Issues
• Changes to the ASC Licensing Standards and What They Mean to You
• General Update on ASC Regulations and Operational Issues
• Stump the Experts: Q & A 11:00 – 12:00LAMMICO Risk Management Lecture 12:00 – 12:15 PMNetworking – Visit Sponsors 12:15 – 1:15 PMLuncheon and Sponsor Recognition 1:15 – 2:15 PMLegal Issues Facing Ambulatory Surgery Centers - Clay Countryman Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP
*** LAMMICO is presenting this special risk management session. LASCA members insured with LAMMICO who attend this presentation will receive an additional premium discount of five percent to be applied to their facility’s professional liability premium. LAMMICO also reimburses the cost of the LASCA membership dues for LAMMICO insureds