Auditing and Monitoring: Hospice Risk Areas

Auditing and Monitoring: Hospice Risk Areas 

In the Corporate Compliance Program Guidance for Hospices published in 1999, the OIG identified 28 areas where hospices may be at risk for potential fraud and/or abuse. The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the importance of auditing and monitoring as a critical component of an effective compliance program, particularly monitoring the 28 hospice risk areas which, for the most part, remain relevant today.

$19.95

Hours: 1.25
REL-HOS-WB-AMHRA

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.2 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.20 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.25 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-HOS-WB-AMHRA
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2019
Learning Objectives:
Explain the OIG’s role in defining hospice risk areas.
Distinguish between the two types of risk areas.
List the three most critical hospice risk areas.
Describe an efficient and effective process for auditing and monitoring hospice risk areas.

Outline:
Introduction The OIG’s 28 hospice risk areas in context Prioritizing hospice risk areas Auditing and monitoring hospice risk areas

Instructor: Heather P. Wilson, PhD
Dr. Heather Wilson is the founder and former co-owner of Weatherbee Resources, Inc., and the former CEO and co-owner of the Hospice Education Network, Inc. She is the author or co-author of numerous hospice regulatory manuals including The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Compliance Resources for Hospices and The HIPAA Security Rule, Compliance Resources for Hospice, CoPs in a Book, and The QAPI Requirements: Resources for Hospice Programs. Dr. Wilson has expertise in assisting hospice programs with compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation, developing corporate compliance programs and meeting the HIPAA regulations. She has a Ph.D. in Pastoral Psychology from Boston University. Disclosure: Heather P. Wilson, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Joy Barry, RN, MEd, LNC
Joy Barry is the former CEO and co-owner of Weatherbee Resources, Inc. and a former co-owner of the Hospice Education Network. She excels at helping hospices identify documentation and competency-related opportunities for improvement and provides regulatory "boot camps" to hospices across the country. Ms. Barry also provides guidance and support to hospices and their legal counsel during investigations by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the Inspector General, the Department of Justice, Zone Program Integrity Contractors, and Medicaid Integrity Contractors. Ms. Barry is committed to nursing leadership and education and is a frequent speaker at state and national conferences. Disclosure: Joy Barry, RN, MEd, LNC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: intermediate and advanced level Nurses; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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