With Phase 2 OCR Audits coming, are you prepared to face the risks of non-compliance?

The Seven Fundamental Elements of an Effective Compliance Program identified by OIG

  1. Implementing written policies, procedures and standards of conduct.
  2. Designating a compliance officer and compliance committee.
  3. Conducting effective training and education.
  4. Developing effective lines of communication.
  5. Conducting internal monitoring and auditing.
  6. Enforcing standards through well-publicized disciplinary guidelines.
  7. Responding promptly to detected offenses and undertaking corrective action.

OIG IDENTIFIES Five Practical Tips for Creating A Culture of Compliance

  1. Make compliance plans a priority now.
  2. Know your fraud and abuse risk areas.
  3. Manage your financial relationships.
  4. Just because your competitor is doing something doesn’t mean you can or should. Call 1-800-HHS-TIPS to report suspect practices.
  5. When in doubt, ask for help.