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NHPCO Webinar - Compliance Risk Areas

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

October 23, 2018
2:00 – 3:00 pm ET

CE/CME Information

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Webinar Description

Does the Office of Inspector General (OIG) have a crystal ball? If you have ever looked at the 27 risk areas identified in their 1999 Compliance Guidance for Hospices, you certainly might think so. And, if you have never looked at them, it’s high time that you did. In this Webinar, faculty will highlight the top risk areas, discuss how to assess your hospice’s vulnerability for each and provide realistic strategies for risk reduction – three steps that form a critical piece of an effective compliance program.

Webinar Objectives

At the end of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe and categorize the OIG hospice risk areas
  • Discuss the relevance of the risk areas to the current OIG Work Plan plus additional risk areas
  • Determine your hospice’s top risk areas
  • Identify risk reduction actions for your hospice

Faculty

Roseanne Berry MSN, RN

Roseanne has more than 30 years of operational, clinical and regulatory compliance leadership experience within the home care and hospice industry. She is a hospice consultant and a founding partner of R&C Healthcare Solutions and Hospice Fundamentals. She uses her in-depth expertise to provide a range of services, including regulatory and operational support, quality assessment, and performance improvement to hospices and industry professionals across the country. Her previous experience includes playing an integral role in growing one of the country’s largest publicly traded hospice providers as well as managing and facilitating the full continuum of hospice services. Roseanne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the Ohio State University and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Arizona State University. She has served on NHPCO’s Quality Advisory Council, and she has been an active member of the NHPCO Regulatory Committee.  As an educator and a recognized leader in the hospice industry, she frequently presents at national and state conferences.

Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHPCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 contact hours. Nurses should claim only the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Accredited status by ANCC refers only to continuing nursing education and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product discussed in conjunction with this activity.

Physician: The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NHPCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals: For participants* whose disciplines are other than nurse and physician, you may request a Certificate of Participation for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals to submit to your accrediting bodies/licensing boards for continuing education credit. This certificate will indicate the Webinar was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. It is the responsibility of participants to submit the certificates to their accrediting bodies/licensing boards for approval. Unfortunately, NHPCO cannot guarantee its acceptance. To receive this certificate, you must complete all CE/CME requirements and indicate your desire to receive this certificate on the evaluation form.

*including bereavement professionals, finance professionals, physician assistants, social workers, spiritual care givers, etc.

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