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NAHC President Dombi to Keynote at 2018 Spring Conference

Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Plan to join NAHC President William Dombi as he provides a State of the Industry covering home care and hospice. This national update will cover health care policy trends, as well as current federal legislative and regulatory issues affecting home care and hospice. William will also highlight and identify legal issues affecting the industry. You won’t want to miss this engaging and informative keynote!

State of the Industry 

William Dombi, J.D., President, National Association for Home Care and Hospice

Friday, June 8, 12:30 - 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 

Session Objectives: 

·        Identify trends in health care affecting home care and hospice

·        Recognize current federal legislative issues involving home care and hospice 

·        Recognize current federal regulatory issues involving home care and hospice 

·        Identify legal issues in home care and hospice

About the Keynote: 

Bill Dombi is the President of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice. He previously served as the Vice President for Law at NAHC. As a key part of his responsibilities, Bill specializes in legal, legislative, and regulatory advocacy on behalf of patients and providers of home health and hospice care. With nearly 40 years of experience in health care law and policy, Bill Dombi has been involved in virtually all legislative and regulatory efforts affecting home care and hospice since 1975, including the expansion of the Medicare home health benefit in 1980, the formation of the hospice benefit in 1983, the institution on Medicare PPS for home health in 2000, and the national health care reform legislation in 2010. With litigation, Dombi was lead counsel in the landmark lawsuit that reformed the Medicare home health services benefit, challenges to HMO home care cutbacks for high-tech home care patients, lawsuits against Medicaid programs for inadequate payment rates, along with current lawsuits challenging the Medicare home health face-to-face encounter rule and the Department of labor changes to the overtime rules under the Fair labor Standards Act.

In addition to litigation, Bill offers extensive community and professional educational services through lectures, publications, teleconferences, and videos. He is the Editor and lead author of Home Care & Hospice Law: A Handbook for Executives, the only comprehensive legal treatise on the topic. His lectures include market trends in home care, compliance, risk management, patient rights, fraud and abuse, health care reimbursement, legislative and regulatory reforms, and legal issues in telehealth services.

Bill Dombi is admitted to practice in Connecticut and Washington, DC. He is also admitted to numerous federal courts including, the US Supreme Court and several Court of Appeals. He has served on the Advisory Board for BNA’s Health Law Report and Medicare Report. Bill also is a longstanding member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.

Learn more, view the full conference schedule and register here.

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