Turning Up the Heat: A Hospice Leader's Guide to Government Investigations

Friday, April 22, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
National Harbor 10 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 3rd Level
Howard Young, JD, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Washington, DC and Joy Barry, RN, MEd, LNC, Weatherbee Resources, Inc, Hyannis, MA
As hospices continue to experience a spate of whistleblower government investigations, it is more important than ever that hospice leaders be informed about and prepared to effectively manage a government investigation. Through real-life scenarios and case studies, this session will provide practical information and tools as well as valuable tips to avoid becoming a government investigation target and/or minimizing risk from an investigation should one occur.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the basics of a hospice-focused government investigation and effective response plans
2. Discuss strategies for managing a hospice organization in the midst of an investigation
3. State the top five practical steps for avoidance of a government investigation

CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker