A Compliance Program or Else: A Cautionary Tale

Friday, April 22, 2016: 2:15 PM-3:15 PM
National Harbor 10/11 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 3rd Level
Roseanne Berry, MS, RN, R&C Healthcare Solutions, Tempe, AZ and Evelyn Passarella, CHC, HPH Hospice, Hudson, FL
Increasing OIG activity at the individual hospice level increases the likelihood of being ordered to establish and implement a compliance program as a condition of continuing to participate in the Medicare program. Could it happen to you? You bet – but why wait to get underway? Join faculty for this fast-paced session that will provide you with the information and resources you need to get started. To make it even more valuable, you’ll hear firsthand from a hospice that had the unexpected opportunity to work up close and personal with the OIG.

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss today’s reality with the OIG
2. Identify three reasons for establishing and maintaining an effective compliance program
3. List the steps required to build and effective compliance program

CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker