(Recorded Webinar) Part II: Preparing a Proactive Response

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Due to their participation in multiple federal healthcare programs (for example, Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act, Medicaid, and Medicare), health centers are subject to scrutiny from a number of different sources, including:

  • HRSA’s Division of Financial Integrity
  • Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs)
  • CMS’s Unified Program Integrity Contractors (UPIC)
  • State Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCUs)
  • Office of Inspector General (OIG) 

In the event that your health center receives a notice of an audit or investigation, it is crucial to know where to begin in your response. When armed in advance with the knowledge of who should be involved in responding to an audit or investigation, the health center can do a better job of responding in an organized and thoughtful fashion. 

Fortunately, there are a number of proactive steps you can take to minimize the potential of an audit or investigation taking place or for reducing their scope or duration. For example, establishing an “advance team,” reviewing billing policies and procedures, identifying common risk areas, and conducting self-audits.

This webinar will discuss these and other proactive steps your health center can take, addressing the appropriate division of labor (particularly among the legal and compliance functions) and the importance of tracking document requests.

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Target Audience

  • Finance and Billing Personnel
  • Compliance Officers
  • Legal/General Counsel

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Discuss key risk areas applicable to your organization and propose potential areas/topics for self audits   
  • Develop a self audit plan
  • Identify teams responsible for self audit efforts and for responding to actual audits and investigations
  • Update aspects of your compliance program
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
Course opens: 
02/27/2019
Course expires: 
02/27/2021
Cost:
$225.00

KATHY GHILADI

Kathy is a Partner in Feldesman Tucker’s health law practice group. In the area of health law, Kathy’s practice focuses on government-sponsored health care programs such as Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act, with an emphasis on payment/reimbursement and compliance related issues. Kathy also represents clients in government investigations and audits, litigation before federal and state courts, as well as in administrative appeals with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) and Provider Reimbursement Review Board (PRRB). She provides reimbursement counseling (including identification, reporting, and repayment of overpayments) with respect to Medicare, Medicaid, and private third-party payors. [Full Bio]

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/27/2019
Course expires: 
02/27/2021

Price

Cost:
$225.00
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