Home Health Agencies: Regulatory and Enforcement Trends
Identifying Compliance Pitfalls and Minimizing Risk of Fraud and Abuse Investigations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to healthcare counsel for withstanding heightened regulatory scrutiny and increased enforcement activity targeting home health operations. The panel will discuss steps home health agencies can take to minimize the risk of fraud and abuse investigations.
Areas targeted for fraud and abuse enforcement
- Joint Ventures/Partnerships
- Lessons from recent actions and settlements for evaluating risks
- Compliance best practices
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What areas of home health operations are more susceptible to potential fraud and abuse violations?
- What considerations should counsel for home health agencies take into account when evaluating compliance efforts?
- What lessons can be learned from recent actions and settlements for mitigating risk?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld
Ms. Laemmle-Weidenfeld counsels clients on compliance-related issues, providing health care fraud and abuse regulatory... | Read More
Ms. Laemmle-Weidenfeld counsels clients on compliance-related issues, providing health care fraud and abuse regulatory guidance and helping establish effective corporate compliance programs. She has represented a broad range of providers and manufacturers, including individual physicians, hospitals, ambulance providers, home health care agencies, behavioral health providers and durable medical equipment providers.Close
Robert W. Markette, Jr.
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff
His clients include home health, hospice and private duty providers. He assists with Medicare and Medicaid compliance... | Read More
His clients include home health, hospice and private duty providers. He assists with Medicare and Medicaid compliance issues and Medicare and State licensure surveys. He also advises clients on fraud and abuse matters, including reviewing proposed marketing arrangements and joint ventures, and handling internal investigations, government investigations, audits and criminal investigations.Close