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TAHCH Webinars


Liles Parker PLLC is pleased to announce its upcoming Webinar Wednesday series in partnership with the Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice (TAHCH).  Starting January 2016, Liles Parker attorneys will provide a monthly hour-long webinar on pertinent compliance issues facing home health, hospice, and personal care agencies.  Topics address wide array of matters including: compliance risk areas such as face-to-face narratives and screening requirements; pre-payment review and post-payment audits; and business arrangements.

These webinar are preapproved for 1 clock hour for Administrators / Alternates and 1 contact hour of continuing education for nurses.

Registration is free for TAHCH Members and all current Liles Parker clients.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 1 p.m. EST / Noon CST / 10:00 a.m. PST

Preventing the Revocation of Your Texas Home Health or Hospice Agency from the Medicare Program – Tips on Avoiding an Adverse Action and on Responding to Such an Event

Healthcare AttorneyOver the past year, the number of revocation and termination actions taken against Texas home health and hospice agencies has continued to increase. How should you respond if your agency if revoked or terminated from the Medicare program? What impact do these actions have on a home health or hospice agency? In this webinar, attorneys Jennifer Papapanagiotou and Ashley Morgan will discuss the current revocation actions being pursued by the government how your agency can reduce its risk of being subjected to such an adverse action. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q and A session to follow. Registration is free for all TAHCH members and Liles Parker clients. Register here.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 1 p.m. EST / Noon CST / 10:00 a.m. PST

Improper Home Health and Hospice Marketing Practices:  Are Your Marketing Practices Legal?

Healthcare AttorneyMarketing activities that would normally qualify as ordinary business courtesies if extended to an actual or potential source of referrals in other industries, are often illegal in the context of Federal health business programs. In this session, we will discuss a number of problematic home health and hospice marketing practices and whether such practices violate Federal or State laws.  In this webinar, attorneys Heidi Kocher and Anthony Cutrona will also discuss the importance of ensuring that an agency’s employment of a Medical Director fully comply with applicable Federal and State laws. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q & A session to follow. Registration is free for all TAHCH members and Liles Parker clients. Register here

Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 1 p.m. EST / Noon CST / 10:00 a.m. PST

Value-Based Purchasing – Where Does Your Home Health and / or Hospice Fit Into Delivery System Reform.

Medicare is moving rapidly from fee for service payments to payment based on quality. Through such mechanisms as ACOs, penalties on hospital re-admissions, other value-based purchasing initiatives and pilot projects initiated through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovations, the program is placing payment incentives for care that is based on quality and not quantity. Many state Medicaid programs and private insurers are following suit. Michael Cook and Heidi Kocher will discuss how your home health agency and hospice can take advantage of these initiatives and avoid being left out in the cold. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q & A session to follow. Registration is free for all TAHCH members and Liles Parker clients. Register here.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 1 p.m. EST / Noon CST / 10:00 a.m. PST

No-Cost and Low-Cost Digital Marketing Steps You Can Take to Ethically Market Your Home Health, Hospice and / or Private Duty Agency

Home health, hospice and private duty agencies have heavily relied on old-school marketing practices to ramp-up patient referrals.  Today, patients and their families are actively reviewing their care options using the internet.  With the exception of large home health and hospice agencies, most agencies haven’t engaged in active online marketing.  In this session, Salma Mokbel and attorney Meaghan McCormick will covera number of the digital marketing steps you can take that that are free or very inexpensive. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q & A session to follow. Registration is free for all TAHCH members and Liles Parker clients. Register here.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 1 p.m. EST / Noon CST / 10:00 a.m. PST

Buying and Selling a Texas-Based Home Health and Hospice Agencies.

Healthcare AttorneyAre you in the market to buy or sell your agency? What are the various concerns you need to address when engaging in this type of business transaction? What steps can you take to reduce your level of risk? Join attorneys Jennifer Papapanagiotou and Heidi Kocher as they discuss these important issues. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q & A session to follow. Registration is free for all TAHCH members and Liles Parker clients. Register here

Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 1 p.m. EST / Noon CST / 10:00 a.m. PST

What are the Obligations of Your Home Health or Hospice Agency with Respect to Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation Reporting. 

Healthcare AttorneyDespite your best efforts to screen and train members of your staff, care issues and complaints will eventually arise.  What steps can you take to prevent incidents of abuse, neglect of exploitation from happening in the first place?  If allegations such as these arise, what are your obligations to investigate and report these complaints?  How can you better prevent allegations of neglect associated with:

  • The prevention, identification and treatment of bedsores.
  • The safe lifting and transfer of a patient from a bed to a wheelchair in a safe fashion without falls.
  • The proper administration of medication.
  • The communication of patient concerns you have identified to family members.
  • Caring for patients with dementia, Alzheimer’s or another mental condition that can be challenging.
  • Communicating with the patient physician when there is a change in a patient’s condition.

Join attorneys Anthony Cutrona and Heidi Kocher for a discussion of these issues. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q & A session to follow. Registration is free for all TAHCH members and Liles Parker clients. Register here.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 1 p.m. EST / Noon CST / 10:00 a.m. PST

The Importance of Incorporation and Asset Protection for Home Health and Hospice Agencies

Healthcare AttorneyUnfortunately, sometimes even your best efforts are insufficient to keep an organization solvent. If your third-party billing company or your practice is forced into bankruptcy, can you be held liable? Are your personal assets at risk? What impact will a bankruptcy action have on your ability to start a new company? Join attorneys Leonard Schneider and Jennifer Papapanagiotou as they discuss these important issues.This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q & A session to follow. Registration is free for all TAHCH members and Liles Parker clients. Register here.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 1 p.m. EST / Noon CST / 10:00 a.m. PST

What are the Top 10 Steps You Can Take to Improve the Compliance Efforts of Your Home Health or Hospice Agency in 2020?

Despite your best efforts, there are a number of steps you can take (many of which can be initiated tomorrow) which will significantly improvement your compliance from a coding / billing / HIPAA / OSHA standpoint.  Attorneys Lorraine Rosado and Mary Soule will discuss ways your organization can reduce its level of risk. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q & A session to follow. Registration is free for all TAHCH members and Liles Parker clients. Register here