Your Internet browser is outdated and cannot run this website. In order to view this site, and to protect your computer, please click to upgrade to a modern web browser of your choice:

Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox

(Worry not– it's quick, safe and free, and you won't regret it!)

Recent Publications

Compliance Programs

Share This:
     

There are eight common compliance program failures that the government would view as evidence of an “ineffective compliance program,” which in turn results in increased fines, penalties, and settlement terms. The U.S. Sentencing Guidelines for effective compliance programs was first adopted in 1991 and has been updated frequently thereafter. (1) The Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed with a number of compliance guidance documents (2) relating to specific health care sectors. The result has been that compliance programs have taken root in the health care sector and most organizations have built programs to one degree or another that follow the guidance.


  1. www.ussc.gov/guidelines/archive
  2. oig.hhs.gov/authorities/docs/cpghosp.pdf

Editor's Note: This article was originally published in the January-February 2017 Edition of the Journal of Health Care Compliance. Published here with permission.


Read Full Article ›
View Compliance Program Services
Share This: