Effective Elements of a Compliance Program: Element 1

Written by: Sam Jones From time to time, it is important to revisit the fundamentals of your compliance program. If you’ve already gone through the 7 elements of the compliance program and implemented them, congratulations! You’re on the right track and taking proactive steps for compliance effectiveness. If you’re just starting this process, this is […]

When the Good Go Bad

Written by: Sam Jones Have you ever seen the show Designated Survivor? If you haven’t, here’s a quick premise: During the State of the Union, a cabinet member is chosen as the “Designated Survivor” for the worst-case scenario. As you may have an idea, Tom Kirkman, the US Housing and Urban Development Secretary, is chosen […]

Back to the Basics

This past weekend I had the honor of participating in my daughter’s wedding.  It was a wonderful event!  Weddings are a time of new beginnings, but it seems the advice everyone gives the bride and groom focuses on the basics such as communication, respect, not letting anger get the best of you, etc.  The same […]

Risk Assessment – All or Nothing?

Every provider is aware of the need to conduct periodic compliance-based risk assessments, yet the process often seems overwhelming.  When a risk assessment is more objective in nature, (i.e. OSHA or environmental) it is much easier to get our mind around exactly what needs to be done, what we are looking for, and how to […]