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Reinhart’s Hospice Law and Beyond Podcast helps you connect the dots on the ever—changing legal landscape of the hospice and palliative care industry.

Reinhart’s Hospice Law and Beyond Podcast helps you connect the dots on the ever—changing legal landscape of the hospice and palliative care industry.
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United States

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Reinhart’s Hospice Law and Beyond Podcast helps you connect the dots on the ever—changing legal landscape of the hospice and palliative care industry.

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English


Episodes

Subpoenas... Avoid The Traps!

4/9/2019
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From time to time, hospices receive subpoenas commanding them to produce documents (including patient records) or to have hospice personnel appear at a hearing. Blindly producing documents may violate HIPAA, while ignoring a subpoena could lead to contempt of court or obstruction of justice charges. In this podcast, learn how to navigate the appropriate middle ground to thoughtfully, efficiently, and lawfully comply with a subpoena.

Duration:00:42:56

The Lapsed Professional License…Now What?

3/26/2019
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As with most compliance issues, you hope never to deal with this, but a lapsed professional license is a reality that regularly comes across our desk. In this podcast, we share “lessons learned” and walk you through a hospice’s legal obligations, including reporting requirements, potential repayment liability and corrective actions.

Duration:00:28:24

SMRC Audits: Attending Physicians, GIP, New Developments, and Opportunities

3/12/2019
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The results of the latest wave of SMRC audits are coming in. The SMRCs continue to focus on GIP eligibility, but they are also scrutinizing the identification and roles of attending physicians. Hospices can proactively address the results of these audits early on by accepting the SMRC’s invitation to engage in a telephonic Discussion and Education (“D&E”) session with the auditors. In this episode, learn what these D&E calls are all about, including - what happens during the call - how to...

Duration:00:25:44

Extrapolation is Back!

2/26/2019
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While we saw a lull in multi-million dollar extrapolated audit results over the past couple of years, statistical extrapolation is back and likely to accompany many hospice audits going forward.=

Duration:00:17:21

Extrapolation is back!

2/22/2019
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While we saw a lull in multi-million dollar extrapolated audit results over the past couple of years, statistical extrapolation is back and likely to accompany many hospice audits going forward. This doesn’t come as a surprise, as CMS signaled this renewed extrapolation effort when it issued revised statistical [sampling guidance](https://www.reinhartlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/R828.pdf) in September 2018 with an effective date of January 2, 2019. Even in the first couple months of...

Duration:00:17:21