The Biden Administration recently released a new proposed rule under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the third of its kind. With multiple changes to 1557 over time, it can be hard for healthcare organizations to track what’s changed and what’s stayed the same. CyraCom can help.
CyraCom's 1557 Webinar
Join our team for a free webinar with attorney Drew Stevens, who will summarize the newly proposed Section 1557 provisions related to promoting meaningful access for Limited English Proficient (LEP) individuals. He'll also discuss and explore best practices to help your organization comply with Section 1557.
Date: Thursday, November 3, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (PDT), 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
Format: Event hosted on Zoom (link emailed after registration)
Cost: Free to all CyraCom clients and other interested healthcare organizations
About Drew Stevens
Drew Stevens is Senior Counsel with Caiola & Rose, LLC, where he practices in complex commercial litigation across multiple industries. In his healthcare practice, Drew has developed nationally recognized expertise in the nondiscrimination provisions of the Affordable Care Act. He regularly advises hospitals and health systems concerning nondiscrimination compliance and civil rights investigations brought by the Department of Justice and the HHS Office for Civil Rights. Drew was one of the most popular speakers at CyraCom's 2019 Healthcare Summit in Boston.
About Section 1557
Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is entitled “Nondiscrimination” and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, disability, sex, and age in federally-funded health programs and activities. Like Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 1557 prohibits discrimination based on national origin in federally-funded health care. “National origin discrimination” covers discrimination based on an individual’s place of origin, his or
her ancestor’s place of origin, or an individual’s manifestation of the physical, cultural, or linguistic characteristics of a national
origin group. This includes the language an individual does (or does not) speak.
Check out CyraCom's recent resource, ACA Section 1557 Final Rule - What's Changed & What's the Same, for more details on language services requirements.
Register for CyraCom’s Section 1557 Webinar Today
Want to hear nationally recognized attorney Drew Stevens break down the new Biden propositions and discuss what you need to keep your organization compliant? Register by clicking the button below:
After registering, we’ll send you an email with a Zoom link, a calendar invite, and any other relevant information you may need before the webinar.
Want to review helpful resources before the event?
Check out CyraCom’s healthcare resources page or any of these links:
- ACA Section 1557 Final Rule - What's Changed & What's the Same
- Joint Commission Standards Resource for Language Access
- Language requirements for DNV Healthcare Accreditation
Please contact our team with any questions you may have. You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.