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7 essential parts of a strong compliance program Featured

Written by  Mary Rechtoris | Thursday, 07 July 2016 00:00
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As the healthcare industry continues to battle healthcare fraud, facilities can work to mitigate the problem by implementing an effective compliance program, according to Diagnostic Imaging.

Here are seven parts of a strong compliance program:

 

1. Have written policies and procedures in place.

 

2. Appoint a compliance officer.

 

3. Implement reporting systems to allow staff members to make compliance complaints, without worrying about the repercussions of disclosure.

 

4. Provide employees formal education and training program about compliance.

 

5. Continually audit and monitor systems to ensure their effectives.

 

6. Create policies that enforce standards of conduct equipped with disciplinary measures for those staff members who do not comply with requirements.

 

7. Enforce corrective action when facilities identify vulnerabilities.

 

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