The FRHS Board of Directors formalized the compliance program in 1997 and continues to demonstrate commitment to conducting business with integrity and in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations that apply to the healthcare industry. To reinforce commitment to our core values, FRHS has implemented a Corporate Compliance Program to provide guidance for furnishing quality health care services to the communities we serve in an ethical and lawful manner.
Our Corporate Compliance Program includes the following elements:
- Establishing a Code of Conduct and written policies and procedure in order to reduce the prospect of unethical or criminal conduct.
- Establishing a Corporate Compliance Committee and appointing a Compliance Officer with responsibility for oversight and support of the compliance program.
- Providing a report system whereby every individual has the right to report any suspected or indentified unethical and criminal conduct without fear of retribution.
- Utilizing monitoring and auditing systems designed to prevent and detect criminal and/or unethical conduct as well as to ensure that established policies and procedures are being followed and are effective.
- Providing a system for enforcing program compliance and implementing corrective action with respect to each issue that warrants corrective action.
- Providing education to promote employees’ awareness of and compliance with legal requirements, as well as the hospital’s internal policies and procedures.
The commitment of FRHS to our corporate responsibility efforts includes compliance with the Deficit Reduction Act by providing information about the federal and state False Claims Acts. Employees, contractors and agents must agree to abide by the False Claims Act Policy when performing their work activities for or on behalf of FRHS. Click here to view our False Claims Act Policy.
FRHS Corporate Compliance Officer
FRHS Corporate Compliance Hotline
Last Updated: 12/20/2007