Updating Hospital - Hospice Agreements: New Rules And Issue

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Thu, Apr 19, 2012
60 Minutes
Product Description

Guide For Drafting An Agreement Between A Hospital And Hospice.

CMS has recently issued new rules regarding recertification of hospice patients and physician oversight. These rules as well as recent guidance evidence closer scrutiny of hospice programs by Medicare and state Medicaid agencies. Since most hospices are conducted at inpatient hospital settings, health care facilities are indirectly tasked with making sure that hospices are in full compliance.

The critical documents to address compliance issues are the agreements between the hospice and hospital and between the medical director/physician and hospice program. In addition to provisions addressing the new rules, it’s essential to make sure the contracts address responsibilities and liabilities of each party, adequate insurance and indemnification provisions and detailed compliance terms.

Register now with this 60-minute information packed event where our expert speaker Wayne J. Miller, Esq, will uncover the new rules issued by CMS which you need to know to stay compliant. Also learn the essentials of contract between the hospice and hospital.

Here is what you'll learn:

  • What are the requirements pertaining to recertification of hospice patients
  • How to ensure face-to-face visit obligations are met
  • Necessary terms of hospital-hospice and hospice-medical director contracts
  • Ways to avoid CMS enforcement activity against your hospital based hospice
  • Required duties of hospice physicians
  • Addressing risk of noncompliance
  • How new disclosure requirements impact hospice operations

Who should attend? Hospitals, hospices, practice managers, physicians, medical groups, and health care consultants

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About Our Speaker

Wayne J. Miller - Healthcare Compliance Expert

Wayne J. Miller, Esq., is a founding partner of the Compliance Law Group, Los Angeles, a law firm focused on health care industry legal compliance for clients nationwide. Wayne has practiced healthcare business and regulatory law throughout his 30-year career. His firm represents a wide range of healthcare industry clients throughout the nation. He is a frequent speaker for The Coding Institute national teleconferences on healthcare reimbursement, transactional and regulatory...   More Info
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