Top 10 Most-Cited Federal & State Survey Deficiencies in TX Home Health & Hospice


[W3379] Top 10 Most-Cited Federal & State Survey Deficiencies in Texas Home Health and Hospice
The vast majority of the current top 10 deficiencies continue to be top 10 issues or deficiencies...from the previous annual reporting period!

TAHC&H WEBINAR: This webinar was presented on 04/01/2020 and is available for on-demand access.

Presentation Info:

  • Presentation Date: April 1, 2020
  • 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 04/01/2022

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 an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §97.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §97.260[a][3]basic principles of management in a licensed health-related setting
  • §97.260[a][6]risk assessment and management

Program Description: Despite your best efforts, there are a number of steps you can take - many of which can be initiated tomorrow - which will significantly improve your compliance from a coding / billing / HIPAA / OSHA standpoint. Attorneys Lorraine Rosado and Mary Soule present ways your organization can reduce its level of risk by presenting their top 10 steps you can use to improve your agencys compliance in 2020. This webinar is 60 minutes with a breif Q & A session that follows.

Program Learning Outcome: Participants will actively engage in the learning activity and indicate an intent to change their practice by incorporating documentation best practices that are conducive to successfully summarizing and identifying the State Survey Process in Texas and the top survey deficiencies for home health and Hospice agencies in Texas.

TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter: Jennifer Papapanagiotou, JD and Mary Soule, JD | Liles Parker Attorneys & Counselors at Law

About the Presenter:
Jennifer 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.

About the Presenter:
Mary Soule
is an Associate Attorney at Liles Parker’s Washington, DC office. She focuses her practice on regulatory health care compliance matters, fraud and abuse, and reimbursement issues. Mary has represented a variety of healthcare providers, including psychiatrists, dentists, acupuncturists, home health agencies, and counselors. She represents health care providers nationwide with an assortment of health law issues, including prepayment and post-payment audits with Medicare, Medicaid, and private payors and general compliance matters. She is also a Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist.

[W3379] Top 10 Most-Cited Federal & State Survey Deficiencies in Texas Home Health and Hospice

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