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Accreditation, Certification, and Enrollment Affinity Group

 
​The Accreditation, Certification, and Enrollment (ACE) Affinity Group provides an organized forum for members to network and educate regarding legal developments and best practices relating to the ACE of health care providers and health care professionals. ACE Affinity Group serves members who devote a substantial portion of their practice, or who otherwise possess a specific interest, in issues relating to ACE.

​ ACE Alerts

  • December 11, 2017 - California Allows Accreditation Organizations to Conduct Home Health Initial Licensing Surveys
  • July 11, 2017 - CMS Updates NPPES; Requires Registration with Identity & Access Management
  • April 25, 2017 - CMS Issues Revisions to Enrollment Section of the Medicare Program Integrity Manual
  • March 24, 2017 - CMS Provides New Guidance Encouraging Providers/Suppliers to Submit Revalidations Based on Due Date Listed Online Rather Than Notice from MAC
  • March 23, 2017 - Revised CMS-855O Application
  • December 8, 2016 - CMS Reminds Hospitals to Update Medicare Enrollment Information for Purposes of Section 603
  • November 29, 2016 - CMS Publishes Proposed Rule to Update Life Safety Code and Health Care Facilities Code Requirements for Certain Dialysis Facilities
  • September 26, 2016 - Timely Reporting of Medicare Provider Enrollment Information
  • September 23, 2016 - CMS Proposes Policy Changes to PACE
  • September 22, 2016 - Revised CMS-855S for DMEPOS Suppliers Beginning January 1
  • July 6, 2016 - CMS Revises Chapter 15 of the Medicare Program Integrity Manual
  • June 8, 2016 - CMS Publishes Information on Nursing Home Enforcement Actions
  • May 26, 2016 - OIG Releases Report on Medicare Vulnerabilities Related to Provider Enrollment and Ownership Disclosure
  • May 3, 2016 - CMS Grants New National Accrediting Organization Approval for ASCs
  • May 2, 2016 - OIG Releases Report on Enhanced Enrollment Screening of Medicare Providers
  • March 8, 2016 - CMS Begins Provider/Supplier Enrollment Revalidation – Cycle 2
  • February 25, 2016 - CMS Implements Enhanced Screening Procedures
  • December 7, 2015 - Potential New Ambulatory Surgical Center Accreditation Program
  • December 4, 2015 - Medicare Releases CY 2016 Provider Enrollment Fees
  • August 18, 2015 - Notice of Revisions to State Operations Manual Appendix J, Part II--Interpretive Guidelines--Responsibilities of Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  • July 31, 2015 - CMS Announces Extension of Temporary Moratoria on Enrollment of Ambulance Suppliers and HHAs in Designated Geographic Locations
  • July 20, 2015 - TJC Revises Nursing Care Center Requirements, Laboratory Requirements, and Outpatient Record Review Requirements for CAHs
  • July 17, 2015 - CMS Releases Proposed Rule Reforming Conditions of Participation for LTC Facilities
  • June 30, 2015 - CMS Guidance Triggers Fingerprint-Based Criminal Background Check Implementation for Medicaid Providers
  • June 2, 2015 - CMS Issues Deeming Authority Final Rule
  • March 27, 2015 - Federal District Court Distinguishes Between Exclusion and Revocation
  • March 19, 2015 - CMS Revises Enrollment Policies Published in the MPIM to Match Recently Promulgated Federal Regulations
  • February 3, 2015 - CMS Extends New Enrollment Moratoria for Ambulance Suppliers and Home Health Agencies
  • November 19, 2014 - CMS Revises 885R Application
  • October 24, 2014 - TJC Announces New Hospital Accreditation Chapter Focused on Safety
  • October 14, 2014 - CMS Calls for Immediate Adoption of CDC Ebola Virus Disease Policies
  • October 13, 2014 - CMS Issues Implementation Instructions Regarding Long Term Care Hospital Certification Moratorium
  • October 9, 2014 - CMS Proposes Conditions of Participation Changes for HHAs
  • September 19, 2014 - CMS Updates Hospital Interpretive Guidelines in State Operations Manual
  • August 29, 2014 - TJC Approves Revisions to Deemed Program Requirements for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals 
  • August 27, 2014 - TJC Approves Revisions to Ambulatory Care and Home Care Accreditation Programs
  • July 31, 2014 - CMS Extends Temporary Enrollment Moratoria for Home Health Agencies and Ambulance Suppliers
  • July 14, 2014 - Three Important ACE Blasts
To access additional ACE Blasts, visit the RAP PG website, select the "Publications and News" tab, click on "Email Alerts," and look for titles which begin with "ACE Blast".

Leadership

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Emily Jane Cook Chair McDermott Will & Emery LLP Los Angeles, CA (310) 284-6113 Email
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David M. Johnston Vice Chair - Research & Website Bricker & Eckler LLP Columbus, OH (614) 227-2300 Email
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Hope R. Levy-Biehl Vice Chair - Publications Hooper Lundy & Bookman PC Los Angeles, CA (310) 551-8111 Email
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Colin P. McCarthy Vice Chair - Membership McGuireWoods LLP Richmond, VA (804) 775-7819 Email
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Monica Ann Wallace Vice Chair - Educational Programs McDermott Will & Emery LLP Chicago, IL (312) 984-7757 Email

Enrollment

You must be a member of the Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group or a government, academic, or student member, or have paid for all-Practice Groups access to enroll in this Affinity Group. You will remain a member as long as you are a member of its sponsoring Practice Group or maintain membership in one of the aforementioned membership categories.

To enroll in this Affinity Group (or if you are not a member of the sponsoring Practice Group(s) and would like to join now), please contact the Member Satisfaction Center at msc@healthlawyers.org or (202) 833-1100, #2 or complete and return the enrollment form.

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