Frequently Asked Questions from the Webinar:
Juggling the New CoPs and Other Applicable Laws

By attorney Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHC of Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.

While your home health agency is working on Conditions of Participation (CoPs) compliance, it’s critical that you also understand how the new requirements interact with existing laws. Your team needs legal insight to juggle this compliance challenge.

Home health attorney Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHC shared his expertise in our recent webinar — Juggling the New CoPs and Other Applicable Laws — now available to watch on-demand. Now Robert adds valuable context to his original presentation in this new frequently asked questions document.

Get answers to your questions about:
  • How the CoPs can conflict with certain HIPAA rules
  • Best practices for translation in patient communication
  • When patient preferences violate federal anti-discrimination laws
Download and share this valuable resource with your team!

About the Author

Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHCRobert W. Markette, Jr., CHC has focused his practice on representing home health, hospice, private duty, and DME providers in all aspects of their operations. With more than a decade of experience in working with the these industries, he has developed a reputation for understanding the operational, compliance and legal/regulatory issues facing home care providers. Robert is recognized for his expertise in this space and is a frequent speaker on home health, hospice and private duty legal matters across the USA. He has presented to the American Health Lawyers Association, the National Association for Home Health and Hospice Care, DecisionHealth, and many other national speaking events and state trade association conferences. Robert is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Care Compliance Association and the Indiana and Oklahoma State Bar Association. He serves on both the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and the Association for Home Care Compliance.


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