Telemedicine and Long-Term Care: Reimbursement, Licensure, Informed Consent, Corporate Practice of Medicine
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on navigating the complicated issues of telemedicine in the long-term care setting. The panel will address licensure, reimbursement, and other regulatory challenges as well as discuss expanded coverage for these services through Medicare Advantage.
- Telemedicine in the long-term care setting
- Challenges facing providers when using telemedicine in long-term care
- Informed consent
- Corporate practice of medicine
- Coverage and reimbursement
- AKS and Stark
- CMS guidance on Medicare Advantage coverage of telehealth services
- What works and what doesn’t
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- What are the regulatory challenges with meeting licensing requirements in multiple states?
- What telemedicine services are covered by Medicare? By Medicaid?
- What are the regulatory hurdles for long-term care facilities and providers relating to anti-kickback and self-referral?
- What hurdles persist under corporate practice laws, and how can they be cleared?
Dr. Sheryl Tatar Dacso
Dr. Dacso has represented healthcare organizations, hospitals and physicians for over 35 years. She concentrates her... | Read More
Dr. Dacso has represented healthcare organizations, hospitals and physicians for over 35 years. She concentrates her practice on healthcare compliance, regulations and transactions, including physician practice mergers, acquisitions and business ventures as well as digital health and telemedicine. Dr. Dacso is a thought leader and frequent speaker on many healthcare topics such as health information technology, including digital and e-health transactions, HIPAA and privacy, and telemedicine use and regulation as well as healthcare reform, ACOs, health information exchanges and the various rules and incentives associated with the use of electronic health records. Dr. Dacso was a pioneer in the early models of e-Health and information technology as she counseled entrepreneurs, healthcare providers and academic medical centers on the use and deployment of this technology.Close
Hillary M. Stemple
Ms. Stemple advises clients on compliance with healthcare fraud and abuse laws, with an emphasis on the Stark law and... | Read More
Ms. Stemple advises clients on compliance with healthcare fraud and abuse laws, with an emphasis on the Stark law and anti-kickback statute. She advises clients on internal and external investigations, particularly those related to the False Claims Act, as well as on reimbursement issues, licensing requirements, and other compliance matters. She helps clients respond to government subpoenas, address related compliance issues, and negotiate associated settlement agreements and corporate integrity agreements.Close