September: Elements of Compliance – From Soup to Nuts
Consistent with CMS’s preemptive approach, under the health reform law, home health agencies across the nation will also be required to take a preemptive approach to preventing fraud, waste, and abuse through the adoption and implementation of compliance and ethics programs. - excerpted from Section 6102 and Section 6401 of the Health Reform Law.
Compliance Checklist for the HH Agency
OIG 7 Categories
Significant focus on reduction of fraud, waste and abuse in the HH industry is dedicated to weeding out offenders. This drives proactive ”big data” analysis, as well as numerous auditing and review activities that can, and have led to Dept. of Justice (DOJ) prosecution. Ignorance related to compliance does not show intentionality, however, it also does not forgive agencies or individuals when behaviors occur. This webinar will outline the requirements for compliance in the HH setting for clinical, office and administrative personnel.