Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice is hosting a complimentary education program on Charting with a Jury in Mind on Thursday, September 22 at The Vista Golf Course in Golden. The session will be taught by Alan C Horowitz, Esq., RN, Mount Evans’ board member and Of Counsel in the Healthcare practice and a member of the Post-Acute & Long-Term Care industry team for Arnall Golden Gregory. See below for more about Alan.
This presentation will explore the legal ramifications of clinical documentation using actual cases as examples of how to avoid liability. Additionally, the presentation will focus on risk management strategies as well as how to create clinical documentation that maximizes quality of care for patients while mitigating potential liability, regardless of the clinical settling.
Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: The Vista at Applewood Golf Course
14001 W 32nd Ave, Golden, CO 80401
Snacks and beverages will be provided.
About Alan C. Horowitz, Esq., RN
Alan is Of Counsel in the Healthcare practice and a member of the Post-Acute & Long-Term Care industry team for Arnall Golden Gregory. He is an innovative healthcare lawyer handling complex regulatory issues concerning Medicare providers such as skilled nursing facilities, hospices, and home health agencies. Known for his unique and significant healthcare experience, Alan held clinical, faculty and management positions at major medical centers where he utilized his management skills as well as his background as a registered respiratory therapist and registered nurse. In 1976, Alan formed the first neonatal respiratory care team while at Hahnemann University Medical Center in Philadelphia. Above all, he is most concerned with helping clients run businesses that provide the highest level of client care possible.
Before joining Arnall Golden Gregory, Alan served as Assistant Regional Counsel at the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the General Counsel (OGC). He worked closely with, and litigated cases on behalf of, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). He litigated cases before the HHS Departmental Appeal Board and the federal courts involving enforcement actions taken by CMS. He also worked with the U.S. Attorneys’ Office defending Medicare coverage determinations and Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) cases. Currently, as counsel to providers, Alan has successfully negotiated and litigated significant cases against CMS.
Alan was the Acting Director of ECRI Institute’s National Center for Independent Medical Review and also served as the Director of Clinical and Legal Affairs for the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). In addition to maintaining his own law practice, Alan served as in-house counsel and program director for the pilot SNF-based ventilator-dependent program in New Jersey.
Alan has co-authored and co-edited the AHLA publication, Post-Acute Care Handbook: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance Issues as well as having written dozens of articles regarding various aspects of health law. Additionally, Alan has been a frequent presenter at national and state forums on topics regarding health law