What the New Conditions of Participation Mean for Nursing Home and Hospice Relationships

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Thu, Dec 04, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

Avoid regulatory pitfalls in your hospice-nursing home relationship.

In this session, hospices and nursing facilities will gain important information about the new Conditions of Participation and how to comply with them, regarding the nursing home-hospice relationship. Presenter Mary Michal will share overall risk areas, including anti-kickback and what the OIG is now targeting. You'll also get valuable tips on enhancing your nursing home-hospice partnership.

What you’ll learn:

  • The most relevant legal obligations in the new Conditions of Participation relating to the nursing home-hospice relationship.
  • What must be included in any contracts between hospices and nursing homes.
  • How does the anti-kickback prohibition apply? Mary will spell it out.
  • Contracting: How a hospice and a nursing facility can meet the safe harbor.
  • 3 Most questionable practices in nursing home-hospice relationships ... and what the OIG has its eye on.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A!

Who should attend? Hospice and nursing facility CEOs and administrators, clinical directors, compliance officers, CFOs, marketing directors and clinical staff.

Your registration includes:

  • Risk-free enrollment! Scheduling conflict? No problem! This session is also available on CD!
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room!

Order Below Or Call 866-458-2965 Today!

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About Our Speaker

Mary Michal - Hospice Coding Expert

Mary Michal is a shareholder in the Health Care Department of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. in Madison, Wisconsin, where she Co-Chairs the law firm's Hospice & Palliative Care Practice Group, and has practiced law since 1977.  Mary is a national authority on hospice, palliative and end of life care and has published and lectured extensively on issues such as anti-kickback considerations, physician contracting and palliative care program development.  Mary...   More Info
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