A Year of Citations: Dive Deep Into Survey Trends Under the Revised CoPs

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A Year of Citations: Dive Deep Into Survey Trends Under the Revised CoPs

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A Year of Citations: Dive Deep Into Survey Trends Under the Revised CoPs

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Presented on: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 | 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern

Presented by: 
Robert Markette, attorney with Indianapolis-based Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.

Agencies in noncompliance with the revised home health Conditions of Participation (CoP) will face deficiencies, which can result in termination from the Medicare program—as well as potentially ruinous per-day monetary penalties—following a survey. The new CoPs require significant work and attention, and they call for updates to policies and procedures. Furthermore, new areas of survey focus and interpretation add difficulty for providers.

Join expert speaker Robert Markette for this 90-minute webinar and analyze survey trends under the revised home health CoPs, examining the most common survey citations and how agencies can achieve compliance. As part of the webinar, Markette will walk agencies through common problems with policies and procedures and discuss what 2019’s top deficiencies will likely be based upon survey results from 2018. Join Markette at the end of the program for an educational live Q&A session and get your most pressing questions answered!

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Learn what surveyors have targeted during surveys since the revised CoPs were implemented in January 2018—some of their concerns may surprise you
  • Identify how to avoid deficiencies in the areas surveyors have targeted—including care coordination, QAPI, and patient rights
  • Determine which areas surveyors are likely to target in 2019 and beyond
  • Understand specific policy and procedure changes agencies should make to comply with the revised CoPs

Agenda

  • Common survey deficiencies and surveyors’ top target areas in 2019
  • Potential consequences of noncompliance with the revised CoPs, including survey citations
  • End of moratorium on survey sanctions (as of January 2019) and financial consequences for agencies
  • Necessary training to ensure agency staff understand not only the CoPs, but also policies and procedures, chain of command, and other areas of surveyor scrutiny
  • How to better craft policies and procedures to ensure CoP compliance
  • Live Q&A

Who Should Listen?

  • Administrators
  • Clinical managers
  • Quality managers
  • Compliance officers
  • RNs and PTs

Meet the Speaker

Robert Markette

Robert Markette is an attorney with Indianapolis-based Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. His primary areas of practice are health law, Medicare/Medicaid compliance, fraud and abuse, and employment law and litigation. He is certified in healthcare compliance by the Health Care Compliance Board. Markette assists clients including county health departments, home health agencies, private duty agencies, hospices, and physicians with a wide range of healthcare compliance and litigation issues.



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Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
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Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

CAN'T LISTEN LIVE? 
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PLEASE NOTE 
Participation in the webinar is just $242 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

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