The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released guidance regarding how home health, hospices, personal care agencies (and other health care providers participating in Medicare and / or Medicaid) must handle mandatory exclusion screening procedures. This guidance has dramatically transformed exclusion screening from a simple, annual check to a thorough monthly screening obligation that includes mandatory checks of all employees, contractors, and vendors. Last year, OIG screening audits greatly intensified. In this webinar, attorneys Paul Weidenfeld and Robert W. Liles will discuss the importance of exclusion screening, how to screen and which exact databases must be screened – according to both federal and state regulations, how often and which employees providers must screen, and how providers must document their exclusion screening efforts in order to comply with the law. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q and A session to follow.
Faculty: Paul Weidenfield and Robert W. Liles | Liles Parker Attorneys & Counselors at Law
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