1 Distribute To: bHome Care Consultant Bulletin bOwner b Pharmacist b Delivery Personnel bContract Clinicians 7/08 Monthly Continuing Education (CE): We're On the Same Page with CORPORATE HEALTH CARE LAW Compliance . July 9, 2008 URGENT. We continue WOTSP our Monthly , mandatory CE In-Service program, designed to develop and strengthen your knowledge of key policies, processes and products. Our 7/08. WOTSP topic will review our Corporate Health Care Law Compliance Program via Tele- Conferences prior to having you sign and submit your Semi-Annual Healthcare Compliance Acknowledgement and Disclosure (Ack/Disc) Forms. Owners, HCCs, Delivery Techs, and Contract Clinicians (CCs) must participate.
2 1. Please review and distribute this Bulletin and Compliance Program to your Owner(s), HCCs and DTs. We have included multiple copies. CC copies mailed direct. 2. Register for one of the Tele-Conference options below. Plan to have your Team participate as a group via speaker phone. 3. Following the Tele-Conference review, each participant must: Complete the In-Service Form: Print their name (top) and sign (bottom) legibly. Enter the Date and Time (start and end time of review. EX: 2:00 3:00 ). Franchises must fax their 100% In-Service reply to 866-265-1035, ATTN: Jill, by 7/30/08. o CCs should fax their In-Service to Jill. Fully complete the Semi-Annual Healthcare Compliance Ack/Disc Form, seal it in an envelope and write your name, title and Franchise Location Code on the back of the envelope.
3 Franchises must mail together, 100% of their Owners, HCCs and DTs'. envelopes to ConvaCare , ATTN: Jill, no later than 7/30/08. o CCs should mail their Ack/Disc Form as above to Jill's ATTN. Instant Reservations: Choose one of five options below. Please call or e-mail Jill Morgan, Administrative Assistant, TODAY 800-822-4760, Ext 132 or to register. Thank you! 1. Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 10:00 11:00 EST (9:00 10:00 CST). 2. Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 2:00 3:00 EST (1:00 2:00 CST. 3. Friday, July 18, 2008, 1:00 - 2:00 EST (12:00 1:00 CST). 4. Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 11:00 12:00 noon (10:00 11:00 CST). 5. Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 2:00 3:00 (1:00 2:00 CST). FILE: Bulletin and the Compliance Program in Operations Policy, Corporate Compliance section or Workshop Manual, immediately behind Ops & Safety tab; CCs file in CC Handbook, Section 1.)
4 Cc: All Franchises, Contract Clinicians, Applicable ConvaCare Staff July 2008 Monthly Continuing Education (CE) In-Service We're on the Same Page with Corporate Health Care Law Compliance Program Franchise Loc. Code Date: Name/Position (Print) Time: to Following participation in the July 2008 WOTSP Tele-Conferences, participant's knowledge of the Corporate Health Care Law Compliance Program and their commitment to full Compliance with the Program and related Company policies, procedures and practices will be renewed. Please reference the Corporate Health Care Law Compliance Program as we review: I. Overview II. Compliance Standards a. Anti-Kickback Statute b.
5 False Claims Act c. Financial Arrangements with Referral Sources d. Penalties III. Program Oversight IV. Employee Training V. Delegation of Authority VI. Reporting System a. Duty to Report b. How to Report c. Confidentiality d. Use of Information VII. Enforcement and Discipline VIII. Response and Corrective Action IX. Monitoring Systems X. Limitation of Effect of Program XI. Reservation of Rights Also complete Semi-Annual Healthcare Compliance Acknowledgement and Disclosure Form (attached) and submit as outlined in the Bulletin . Thank you! Participant Signature ____. MANDATORY: Please fax 100% Franchise reply to (866) 265-1035 no later than 7/30/08. FILE completed In-Services in each participant's TRAINING RECORDS File.
6 THANK YOU!! E.