Hospice Services for Nursing Home Residents: The Compliance Ins and Outs

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Ross P. Lanzafame, MPS (HHSA), JD
Conference Date
Tue, Jun 10, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

Fact: You must offer hospice services to your residents ... but do you know how to do it compliantly?

Individuals eligible to access their entitlement to hospice services have the right to receive those services in their primary place of residence. But for some, their residence is a nursing home. And if your nursing home doesn't know how to jointly offer hospice services, you could risk capsizing in some turbulent compliance seas. Not to mention, this joint relationship requires careful collaboration, coordination and planning.

Join expert speaker and healthcare attorney Ross P. Lanzafame, MA, JD, for this 1-hour audioconference where he'll share essential information for hospice and skilled nursing facility providers who jointly serve hospice patients who are residents of a nursing home. He'll give you a framework to structure your hospice/nursing home relationship that both promotes regulatory compliance and helps advance the mission of both the hospice and nursing home's service to the patient and his family.

Here’s a sampling of what you’ll learn:

  • Critical background info: a patient's basic entitlement to hospice care, where it can be provided, and who's eligible.
  • Care planning: Get the scoop on clinical protocols AND staff/patient/family education.
  • Hold that bill! Make sure you know who pays for what in a joint relationship.
  • Who provides what: Important contract considerations between the hospice and nursing home provider.
  • The top 3 fraud and abuse pitfalls -- and how to avoid them when collaborating.

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

Who should attend? Nursing home administrators, directors of nursing, directors of social work, medical directors, directors of finance, and counsel. 

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!

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About Our Speaker

Ross P. Lanzafame - Long Term Care and Health System Expert

Ross P. Lanzafame, MPS (HHSA), JD, counsels clients with regard to business, corporate and government regulatory matters, and represents clients before a variety of governmental agencies, bodies, boards and commissions. He advises health care clients on federal and state regulations governing facility operation, financing, medical records and data confidentiality, patient accounts management, and reimbursement programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.

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