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Home > Audio Learning Center > What You Need to Know about TPE Audits

What You Need to Know about TPE Audits

Date:Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Time:12 noon to 1:00 p.m. Central Time
Course fee:SPECIAL $99 1 HR WEBINAR
Presented by: Heidi Kocher, JD, MBA, CHC

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Ignorance is not bliss where healthcare compliance is concerned. Don't stay in the dark. Learn all you need to know about CMS and the MACs national Targeted Probe and Educate (“TPE”) Program. TPE audits are occurring for a variety of providers and they are not going away.

CMS began “Probe and Educate” in 2014 and in September 2018, the TPE Program was added to the Medicare Program Integrity Manual, replacing the Progressive Corrective Action medical review process. In this session, healthcare attorney Heidi Kocher will address these questions and more about TPE:

What is TPE

  • What is the purpose and scope of this program?
  • Who does it impact?
  • How are providers selected for review?
  • What documents can be audited?

Find out what TPE means for your practice. Learn what you need to know - and what you should do - if your provider receives a TPE notification letter. Educate yourself on the TPE process and understand how your providers can avoid being referred to CMS for a RAC or UPIC audit. Start compliance now!

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

PMI CEU APPROVED Earn 1 PMI CEUs for attendance at this program. Practice Management Institute grants CEUs for its certified professionals based on total number of instructional hours (1 CEU per hour of classroom instruction). CEUs may be applied to annual recertification requirements, as directed in the certification renewal requirements for your credential(s).

If you are seeking CEU credits for other certifications or organizations, please contact your organization for pre-approval and credit guidelines. A certificate of attendance will be provided.


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About the Presenter

Heidi’s experience in healthcare law and compliance includes time in private practice, as well as positions at a large hospital corporation, serving as a compliance officer for a sleep lab/DME company and a compliance director/privacy officer at a medical device manufacturer. She has represented and advised critical access and long-term care hospitals, physician groups, home health agencies, DME companies, pharmacies, non-profit organizations, and licensed individuals. She serves as Counsel with Liles Parker, PLLC, a leading healthcare law firm in Washington, D.C. She is certified in Healthcare Compliance and is a member of the State Bar Association of Texas, and the American Health Lawyers Association.



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