compliance program

compliance program

A corporate or institutional program that provides guidelines for the ethical and legal behavior of employees. It is used to disseminate knowledge about, supervise, and enforce the conduct of health care employees, specifically their adherence to federally mandated rules that regulate health care fraud, waste, and abuse.
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Merely as a place of beginning we will be launching one of the largest benchmarking initiatives ever undertaken in our field - collecting data on key outcomes expected of an effective ethics and compliance program.
0 Compliance Program, the USB-IF designed the Certified Wireless USB Compliance and Certification Program to complement the specification and measure compliance and interoperability between production-ready products.
An effective compliance program not only promotes quality care, but also may prevent enforcement issues based on alleged survey deficiencies and allegations of fraud, which can result in multi-million-dollar jury verdicts and settlements.
Despite an increasingly clear understanding, among regulators and practitioners alike, of what makes an effective compliance program, corporate slipups and scandals continue to occur regularly.
Additionally, as the DOJ has outlined in written guidance, the DOJ and SEC will punish a company more harshly for a poor compliance program irrespective of whether it self-reports and cooperates.
This guidance specifically notes that the adequacy of a company's compliance program is a factor that will be considered in deciding what, if any, action to take against a company for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations.
Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) announced on Monday the Deluxe Regulatory Compliance Program, a web portal and set of services that provides regulatory information, compliance management tools and online training for community banks and credit unions across the USA.
reviewing their organization's compliance program policies and employee handbooks to ensure that these materials meet the new standards,
Every MSB is required to develop and implement an anti-money laundering compliance program designed to ensure that the business meets the Bank Secrecy Act guidelines for documentation, reporting of certain transactions, and policies and procedures to prevent use of the business to launder money.
The Illinois legislation establishes a tax shelter voluntary compliance program from October 15, 2004, to January 31, 2005.

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