This webinar will provide a description of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) bundling model currently under demonstration by CMS for the Medicare program, including information about gainsharing and risk sharing under the model. Ms. Hughes will provide detailed information about the requirements for "collaboration agreements" in order to protect facilities against fraud and abuse implications under Stark and anti-kickback restrictions. The webinar will also describe the potential risks and benefits for such collaboration arrangements for IRH/Us, along with providing an analysis of hypothetical arrangements.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Educational level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Lecture with question and answer period
Target audience: Healthcare Executives, Doctors, Nurses and Occupational and Speech-Language- Hearing Therapists
Christina A. Hughes, JD, MPH - Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC focuses her practice on healthcare compliance, particularly as related to fraud and abuse matters and Medicare coverage requirements. Christina understands the complex business and regulatory environment in which her clients operate, and prides herself on working with each client to identify their particular needs, determine the best approach to solving a problem, and implement solutions and processes to streamline activities and avoid issues in the future.
Christina’s representation of hospitals and hospital systems, home health providers, physicians, O&P suppliers, pharmacies, and diagnostic and other health services providers includes:
Christina Hughes is counsel with Power, Pyles, Sutter & Verville, PC and receives a salary.
Non Financial Disclosure
Christina Hughes has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
There is a 50% cancellation fee assessed one week prior to this webinar. Cancellations received more than one week prior to the webinar will be fully refunded to registrant. In the event that AMRPA must cancel or postpone this event, all registration fees will be fully refunded. AMRPA webinar hosts reserve the right to cancel or postpone the event due to unforeseen circumstances. All other cancellations are subject to the policy above. No refunds if cancelled the day of the webinar.
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMEastern Time Zone
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