HIPAA Compliance for Hospice Agencies
Overview of requirements and applications in hospice setting.
Subscription Type: Individual
CE Approval Statements:
· This program meets continuing education requirements
for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.
· Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
· Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of social work education by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, approved provider #1230.
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
Program Description:Complying with HIPAA requirements isn’t always easy, and hospices have some
unique complications. There are often a number of family members, unique and intricate family dynamics and often stressful
family situations; communication amongst staff working remotely but as a team; volunteers; working with records after a
patient’s death; etc. This program provides an overview of the HIPAA requirements and application in the hospice setting.
Program Learning Outcome:
TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter: Katie Wehri, Healthcare Provider Solutions
About the Presenter: Katie Wehri is Director of Operations Consulting for Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. (HPS) She joined HPS in 2017 with
more than 25 years in the hospice, home health, private duty and palliative care industries and is certified by the Health Care Compliance Association
in health care compliance and health care privacy compliance. She was a provider executive for 13 years and began consulting at the national level in 2009
specializing in regulatory and accrediting organization standards interpretation, all aspects of healthcare provider operations, and compliance. She has worked
with multiple state and national associations and has written numerous articles and provided numerous presentations on these topics.
 HIPAA Compliance for Hospice Agencies