John Falcetano (John.firstname.lastname@example.org) is Director Corporate Compliance at Brooks Health System in Jacksonville, FL.
A critical element of any effective compliance program is monitoring. Each month this column focuses on potential monitors for specific business lines.
To identify potential home health monitors, start with answering some basic questions. Does the organization verify staff licenses or renewals? Is there documentation of a criminal background check? Are annual health certificates completed? Is there documentation of required staff training?