Hospital CMS Update - In-Person: September 11, 2024


In-Person seating is limited - register early!

This educational program is designed to provide health care professionals with key information necessary to navigate the challenging aspects of The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Conditions of Participation for hospitals. CMS experts from Joint Commission Resources will offer tips and compliance strategies to help you and your organization fulfill CMS requirements. This program is geared toward individuals who already have a working knowledge of CMS compliance issues.

Don't forget to also join us the previous day for the Hospital Executive Briefing on September 10, 2024.

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Event Description

Event Description

It may seem daunting at times when dealing with CMS’s Conditions of Participation (CoPs). However, JCR’s one-day educational program is designed to provide health care professionals with key information necessary to navigate the challenging aspects of Medicare’s CoPs. CMS experts will offer tips and compliance strategies, to help you and your organization fulfill participation requirements. Our 2023 program will cover a variety of topics, including: top CoP citations, key proposed CMS rules changes, emergency preparedness, CMS and the physical environment, Final Rule for patient access and interoperability and the Washington Update. Our experts will also cover an overview and update on reading CMS Tea Leaves. Have your questions answered by our panel of CMS experts. 

Don't forget to join us the previous day for the Hospital Executive Briefing on September 10, 2024.

Intended Audience:
This program is geared toward individuals who already have a working knowledge of CMS compliance issues, processes, and findings—specifically advanced beginners to experts. However, any healthcare-related professional interested in Medicare’s CoPs for hospitals would benefit from this program if your role, title, or job responsibilities relate. This may include: administrators, clinical leadership, managers, physicians, etc.

Attendees will also have access to the recorded sessions until December 10, 2024.

The Joint Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to continuously improving the safety and quality of care provided to the public. Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR), a wholly controlled, not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission, is the official publisher and educator of The Joint Commission.



SAMPLE AGENDA (as of 1/31/24) - Please check back for updates.




The Joint Commission Conference Center
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Parking is available in any of the visitor spots in front of the building and in our attached parking garage.

The Joint Commission is a smoke free campus and smoking anywhere on the premises is prohibited. Smoking is defined as (1) lighting or burning any type of substance that contains tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes; and (2) using electronic cigarettes.

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Guest room location options:

Marriott Courtyard (Located approximately 2-3 blocks from The Joint Commission)
6 Trans Am Plaza Drive
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Courtyard is walking distance to program site, also inquire at the front desk if they may have shuttle transportation.

Holiday Inn (Located approximately 6 blocks from The Joint Commission - do not recommend walking)
17 W. 350 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Hyatt Place Lombard  (Located Approximately 1.5 miles from The Joint Commission)
2340 Fountain Square Drive
Lombard, IL

Embassy Suites Lombard(Located Approximately 1.5 miles from The Joint Commission)
707 East Butterfield Rd.
Lombard, IL  60148

The Joint Commission is located approximately 14 miles from O’Hare Airport and about 20 miles from Midway Airport.

Uber & Lyft rideshare services are readily available in the area.

Suburban Taxi Companies - 1 person: Approximately $55-60 - Rates fluctuate
American Taxi: 877-755-2227
Universal Taxi: 630-617-5400
A1 Limo: 630-355-8824 -Approximately $45.00-$50 for Shared, $70-85 for private car - Rates fluctuate

If you plan on taking a taxi from the airport, please make sure you do not use a City of Chicago Taxi–these are more expensive. Make sure you use a suburban taxi service listed above.

Looking for something to do in the evening?
Two large malls (Oak Brook Mall & Yorktown Mall), a movie theatre (Yorktown) and many restaurants are located in the area.
Some hotels can prearrange drop offs & pickups within a few miles. Please speak to the hotel directly for availability.


Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Before registering for a program check for updates from your state, county or city on a regular basis to make sure it will be acceptable for your license/certification renewal.

Summary of Continuing Education contact hours awarded for this program:

  • ANCC: 6.25 CE
  • ACHE: 6.25 Qualifying Education Hours

Learn more about continuing education below.

Read more about Continuing Education

Note: The exact number of CEUs earned depends on the format and the number of hours in the program. Each program is evaluated separately and the CEU values of some will differ from the values listed above.


Payment Options

Payment Options

All Joint Commission Resources products require pre-payment. For your convenience, if you do not have a credit card available, we offer a sales quote/proforma invoice option to assist with initiating your payment. Payments submitted by check take up to 14 days to process. If you are registering for a program less than 14 days away, your registration may not be received in time and your seat may not be reserved. You will not have access to electronic program materials until your payment has been received. We strongly recommend credit card payments for any events less than 14 days away.

To take advantage of this option:

  1. Choose your item(s) and add them to your shopping cart. Select "Proceed to Secure Checkout or Create Proforma Invoice."
  2. Enter your billing and shipping details. Select "Continue."
  3. The next screen will be a full summary of your order.
  4. On the bottom right, there is a section titled "Create Proforma Invoice."
  5. Click the "Proforma Invoice" button. (See image below.) 
  6. Within 5 minutes, a sales quote will be sent to your email address with details about how to complete a check or wire transfer payment.

Or contact Customer Service at 877.223.6866, option 1 (+1 630 268 2990 outside the US) or via email at to have a proforma invoice created and emailed directly to you.


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