How Should Your Agency React When Something Goes Wrong?


[W3412] How Should Your Agency React When Something Goes Wrong?
Steps you should take to reduce your level of risk and make any necessary disclosures to the government...and much more!

TAHC&H WEBINAR: This webinar was presented on 06/03/2020. It is available for on-demand access.

Presentation Info:

  • Presentation Date: June 3, 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 06/03/2022

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: Mistakes happen.

  • What should you do if an “excluded” party is advertently hired?
  • What are your obligations if you uncover evidence of patient abuse?
  • How should overpayments be handled?
  • How should you respond if you learn that one your marketing personnel has been engaging in improper or illegal solicitation activities?
  • How should you react if a physician demands a “fee” in order to receive referrals?

Join Attorneys Heidi Kocher and Richard Pecore as they discuss the steps you should take to reduce your level of risk and make any necessary disclosures to the government...and much more! 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 practices to reduce the level of agency risks and make any necessary disclosures to the government.

TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter: Heidi Kocher, JD and Richard Pecore, JD | Liles Parker Attorneys & Counselors at Law

About the Presenter:
Heidi Kocher
Esq., MBA, CHC, is a partner with the law firm of Liles Parker. She has over 20 years of experience advising and defending health care clients on legal and regulatory matters affecting providers of all sizes. She is an expert in all aspects of compliance and privacy programs, including developing and deploying policies, procedures and training. Her experience includes serving as a Chief Compliance Officer and a Chief Privacy Officer, implementing the various requirements and aspects of Corporate Integrity Agreements, and responding to and defending audits from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers up through the ALJ level.

She received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She is licensed in Texas and Maryland, and admitted to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. She is Certified in Health Care Compliance.

About the Presenter:
Richard Pecore
JD is a licensed Texas attorney with over 20 years of experience. Mr. Pecore is a graduate of the University of Texas and South Texas College of Law Houston. Mr. Pecore joined Liles Parker as an associate attorney in January 2012 and became a partner with the firm in February 2016. Mr. Pecore has worked on a variety of health care related matters, and the past 6 years focusing on Medicare and Medicaid administrative provider appeals and creating provider regulatory compliance plans. Since joining Liles Parker, Mr. Pecore has focused on “big box” Medicare and Medicaid overpayments. He has successfully defended overpayment cases ranging in value from $15,000 to $6 million dollars. Mr. Pecore is a Certified Medical Compliance Officer with PMI, is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. Mr. Pecore lives in Kingwood, Texas.

[W3412] How Should Your Agency React When Something Goes Wrong?

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