Understand the OIG & its Communication, Relationships, & Actions in the Hospice Industry

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[3320] Removing the Fear: Understanding the Office of Inspector General (OIG) & its Communication, Relationships, & Actions in the Hospice Industry
This presentation helps ensure your hospice agency is operating within CMS guidelines and away from the OIG spotlight.


NOW AVAILABLE: RELEASED 11/21/2019 This program was presented on 11.13.2019 at the Texas Association of Home Care & Hospice Administrator Program in Houston. It is one of 20 presentations captured and produced for online access.

Presentation Info:

  • Presentation Date: November 13, 2019
  • TAHC&H Event: TAHC&H Administrator Program | Houston

Education-Training Credits:

  • TX HCSSA Administrator/Alternate Continuing Education
    • 2.0 Clock Hr(s)
  • Continuing Education for Nurses
    • 2.0 Contact Hr(s)
    • This program awards CNE until 11.13.2021

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][3]basic principles of management in a licensed health-related setting
  • §558.260[a][6]risk assessment and management

Program Description: Understanding is the first step to ensuring that your hospice agency is operating within the guidelines set out by CMS and moving away from the OIG spotlight. You will learn about the relationship between the OIG and CMS and other federal agencies, communication practices of the OIG, where to find the most current information regarding the OIG Hospice workplan and how to lead their teams to strengthen their compliance programs.

Program Learning Outcome: Participants will actively engage in the learning activity and indicate an intent to change or enhance their practice by identifying areas to strengthen in their agency’s compliance programs to ensure that they are operating within the guidelines set out by CMS.

TAHC&H Faculty/Presenters: Zaundra Ellis, Hospice Product Director, Axxess

About the Presenters:
Zaundra Ellis
Zaundra Ellis is the Hospice Product Manager for Axxess. She leverages her many years of expertise in the hospice industry to create a software that is easy to use and allows clients to be clinically, administratively and financially compliant. Prior to joining Axxess, Zaundra served as the Executive Director and Regional Director for Kindred Hospice and Heart to Heart Hospice agencies across Texas. In this role she oversaw an inpatient hospice facility, created and implemented a companywide QAPI program for an organization that served more than 2,500 patients, and used her experience to create operations that improved compliance and maximized reimbursements. Zaundra is an active member of the Texas Association of Home Care and Hospice and has served on multiple committees including the Education, Hospice and Medicare/Medicaid committees.

[3320] Removing the Fear: Understanding the Office of Inspector General (OIG) & its Communication, Relationships, & Actions in the Hospice Industry

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