An Update on Fraud and Abuse: What Every Hospice Needs to Know

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Mon, Jan 11, 2010
60 Minutes
Product Description

The OIG has identified 3 key risk areas for hospices in its current work plan.

Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT) was announced in May 2009

Changes to the Federal False Claims Act expands liability

AND Medicare contractors WILL BE targeting hospices for review

It is critical for hospices to understand the need for a robust compliance program and the risks specific to hospices in today's regulatory climate.

Join hospice compliance expert Mary Michal for this 1-hour audio event to learn the elements of an effective, comprehensive compliance plan, what your hospice risk areas are and how to respond to today's regulatory landscape.

Here's what you'll get in 60 minutes:

  • Learn what elements make up an effective compliance plan for your hospice.
  • What does the OIG look at in terms of hospice risks?
  • Zoom in on the most important issues for hospices in today's regulatory landscape in health care fraud enforcement. what is most important to hospices?
  • Fraud laws have gotten tougher - What you should expect and how you need to prepare.
  • Potential penalties and consequences for fraud and how the fraud investigations begin.
  • PLUS: Regulatory hot topics for hospice: avoiding the "perfect storm".

Who should attend: Hospice compliance officers, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, chief medical officers and clinical officers and directors.

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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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