Current Regulatory And Operational Challenges For Hospices


[W3233] Current Regulatory And Operational Challenges For Hospices
How hospices can address the day­-to­-day challenges navigating current state and federal regulatory requirements.

Presentation Info:

  • Presentation Date: August 1, 2018
  • TAHC&H Event: TAHC&H Monthly Webinars

Education-Training Credits:

  • TX HCSSA Administrator/Alternate Continuing Education
    • 1.0 Clock Hrs
  • Continuing Education for Nurses
    • 1.0 Contact Hr(s)
    • This program awards CNE until 08/01/2020

CE Approval Statements:
· This program meets continuing education requirements for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.
· Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §558.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §558.260[a][6]risk assessment and management

Program Description: In this webinar, Lester Johnson and Jason Cabell will discuss the challenges facing hospices in navigating current state and federal regulatory requirements and how hospices can address the day­-to­-day challenges they face in providing quality and essential end­-of-­life care to its patients and their families. 

Program Learning Outcome:

  • Participants will actively engage in the learning activity and indicate an intent to change their practice by ensuring all staff are up to date on the latest regulations in order to ensure the highest quality end of life care.

TAHC&H Faculty/Presenters: Lester Johnson and Jason Cabell | Liles Parker Attorneys & Counselors at Law

About the Presenter:
Lester “Les” W. Johnson, Jr.
is a Partner at Liles Parker PLLC and is the Supervising Attorney for the Firm’s Baton Rouge office. In addition, Les also serves as Co-Leader of the Firm’s Health Law Practice Group. Les helps clients navigate the myriad of regulatory, compliance and business issues facing today’s health care providers and practitioners. Core areas of Les’s practice include handling Medicare & Medicaid appeals; Medicare and Medicaid participation and compliance; Stark and Anti-kickback law compliance, state self-referral prohibitions and any other regulatory issues a client may face. Les assists clients with operational and business issues involving hospital/medical staff relations, practitioner credentialing, health care contracting issues, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust hurdles, joint ventures, and practice formation and restructuring. Les is a frequent presenter on regulatory compliance, fraud & abuse, and business issues facing health care providers and practitioners. He was named a Health Care Hero by New Orleans City Business Magazine, and was also recognized by the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center for his work to help open the Lower 9th Ward Health Clinic, a free clinic opened in early 2006 in New Orleans’ flood ravaged Lower 9th Ward neighborhood.

About the Presenter:
Jason Cabell
is an Associate Attorney in Liles Parker’s Health Law Section. Also a registered nurse, Jason works out of the firm’s Baton Rouge office where he focuses on Medicare regulatory matters, audits and administrative appeals of overpayments assessed by Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs) and/or Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs).

[W3233] Current Regulatory And Operational Challenges For Hospices

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