Advanced Concepts in Compliance


[3708] Advanced Concepts in Compliance
A deeper dive into some of the more complex and enduring compliance issues + DOJ Updates.

Presentation Info:

  • TAHC&H Event | HCSSA Administrator Conference | Recorded for On-Demand Access
  • Presentation Date | November 14, 2022

Education-Training Credits:

  • TX HCSSA Administrator/Alternate Continuing Education
    • 1.25 Clock Hr(s)

CE Approval Statements:
· This program meets continuing education requirements for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §558.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §558.260[a][3]basic principles of management in a licensed health-related setting

Program Description: The last few years have seen many new challenges for home health and hospice agencies (pandemic, wage inflation), while old challenges remain (payer audits). This presentation takes a deeper dive into some of the more complex and enduring compliance issues as well as exploring what the DOJ’s updates to its policies on prosecution of individuals and evaluation of the effectiveness of corporate compliance programs mean for home health and hospice providers.

TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter(s): Heidi Kocher Esq. Liles Parker PLLC

About the Presenter(s):
Heidi Kocher
is a partner with Liles Parker and has over 20 years of experience in health care legal and compliance-related issues, representing all kinds of health care providers of all size. Her experience includes serving as a chief privacy officer and interim chief compliance officer at a medical device manufacturer. She also served as an outside compliance expert to a hospital and a clinical laboratory that were under Corporate Integrity Agreements. She has significant reimbursement experience, responding to and defending audits, 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. In acknowledgement of her expertise, Ms. Kocher has served as a lecturer in the Biomedical Engineering department at the University of Texas at Dallas. Ms. Kocher is licensed in Texas and Maryland and Certified in Healthcare Compliance.

[3708] Advanced Concepts in Compliance

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