I. PURPOSE

This Compliance Program was created to define the scope of conduct expected of officers, employees and agents of Emerson Nutritional . This Compliance Program is not intended to be all-inclusive. Emerson Nutritional relies on each individual’s sense of fairness, honesty and integrity to meet the challenges he or she may face in providing quality health care.

 

With this Compliance Program, Emerson Nutritional intends to promote compliance with the legal duties imposed upon it as a health care entity, to foster and assure ethical conduct, and to provide guidance to officers, employees and agents for their conduct. This Compliance Program has been developed to assist them in complying with all policies and procedures, including the Compliance Program, and applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, including Medicare and Medicaid requirements. In addition, the Compliance Program has been designed to comply with the OIG’s Compliance Program Guidance, which is based on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

 

II. CODE OF CONDUCT