Buying and Selling Home Health and Hospice Agencies


[W3244] Buying And Selling A Texas-Based Agency
A look at the risks and how to reduce them...

TAHC&H WEBINAR: This webinar was presented on 09/04/2019 and is now available for on-demand access.

Presentation Info:

  • Presentation Date: September 4, 2019
  • TAHC&H Event: TAHC&H Monthly Webinars

Education-Training Credits:

  • TX HCSSA Administrator/Alternate Continuing Education
    • 1.0 Clock Hrs
CE Approval Statements:
· This program meets continuing education requirements for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §97.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §97.260[a][7]financial management

Program Description: Are you in the market to buy or sell your agency? What are the various concerns you need to address when engaging in this type of business transaction? What steps can you take to reduce your level of risk? In this webinar attorneys Jennifer Papapanagiotou and Heidi Kocher discuss these important issues. This webinar is 60 minutes and includes a Q & A session that follows.

Program Learning Outcome:

  • Participants will identify the legal and practical considerations involved in the transactions of buying and selling home health and hospice agencies.

TAHC&H Faculty/Presenters: Salma Mokbel and Meaghan McCormick | Liles Parker Attorneys & Counselors at Law

About the Presenter:
Heidi Kocher
is a partner with Liles Parker and has over 20 years of experience in health care legal and compliance-related issues, including serving as a chief privacy officer and interim chief compliance officer at a medical device manufacturer. She is currently serving as an outside compliance expert to a hospital and a clinical laboratory that are under Corporate Integrity Agreements. She has significant reimbursement experience, responding to and defending audits from Medicare, addressing coverage policy issues, challenging denials, recoupments, and loss of billing privileges, obtaining HCPCS codes, and other reimbursement related issues. Her experience also includes implementing Corporate Integrity Agreements, guiding clients through voluntary self-disclosures and seeking advisory opinions from the OIG. Ms. Kocher is licensed in Texas and Maryland.

About the Presenter:
Jennifer Papapanagiotou
Ms. Papapanagiotou’s practice focuses on compliance, regulatory and transactional matters for a wide array of health care providers, including home health and hospice agencies. She has extensive experience in analyzing proposed and existing business arrangements for compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws, and drafting a wide variety of legal agreements. Ms. Papapanagiotou is knowledgeable in all aspects of state licensing for home health and hospice providers, and in Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, including initial enrollment, changes of ownership and appeals of revocation actions. Finally, she assists clients with compliance plans, forming new businesses, and addressing Medicare and Medicaid program coverage and reimbursement issues.

[W3244] Buying And Selling A Texas-Based Agency

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