It is the policy of Campbell County Health (CCH) to fully comply with all
the laws and regulations that relate to or affect the delivery of health
care services and the billing for those services. These laws and regulations
apply to CCH because the system receives payment for services from Medicare,
Medicaid, and other government programs.
CCH wants all employees to act in ways to protect and strengthen the Hospital’s
reputation for honesty. To do so, the system expects all employees to
obey all laws that apply to their jobs and to help the system make sure
that all laws that apply to the hospital are followed.
Report Healthcare Fraud
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) Hotline Operations accepts tips and
complaints from all sources about potential fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement
in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' programs, including
Medicare and Medicaid. Your information will be reviewed by a professional
staff member. Here's how you can report fraud:
- PHONE: 1-800-HHS-TIPS (447-8477)
- FAX: 1-800-223-8164
- TTY: 1-800-377-4950
- MAIL: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector
General, ATTN: OIG Hotline Operators, P.O. Box 23489, Washington, DC 20026
Fraud and Abuse Compliance Program
CCH has a fraud and abuse compliance program that applies to employees,
business arrangements with physicians, vendors, other health care providers
and other persons that may be impacted by federal or state laws relating
to fraud and abuse.
Chief Compliance Officer
The Board of Trustees appoints a Compliance Officer for Campbell County
Health. Compliance Officer Kim Johnson is responsible for helping Campbell
County Health obey the laws that apply to it. If you have questions or
concerns, direct them to the Corporate Compliance Officer at 307.688.1322
or use the Compliance hotline at 307.688.2121.
Code of Conduct
Campbell County Health has a
Code of Conduct to help its employees, volunteers, and medical staff members understand
the laws that apply to the Campbell County Health and affect the way in
which it must act. When the words “Campbell County Health or CCH”
are used, this means every department, service, or unit even if it is
not located at the main hospital building.
The Code of Conduct has six
“Principles” that explain the most important rules. Each Principle includes a discussion
of the rules that employees, volunteers, and medical staff members are
expected to follow.
The six Principles deal with the following issues:
CCH will make every effort to ensure that all actions by the Hospital
or for the Hospital are in compliance with all applicable laws.
CCH is committed to the highest standards of business ethics and integrity.
Therefore, all employees are expected to act honestly and ethically in
all business dealings. This means that CCMH employees shall not act in
any way that is intended to defraud or cheat anyone of money, property,
or honest services.
CCH employees, volunteers, and medical staff members will make every possible
effort to maintain the confidentiality of patient information and other
confidential information in accordance with applicable legal and ethical
Conflicts of Interest
Trustees, managers, and employees who are in a position to influence decision-making
have a duty of loyalty to the health system. This means that such persons
must not use their position and ability to influence, to benefit personally
or to help others to benefit at the expense of CCH.
Any business transaction with vendors, contractors, and other persons
must be conducted free from gifts, favors, offers of gifts or favors,
solicitation of gifts or favors, or other improper inducements in exchange
for influencing or assisting in a business transaction.
Protection of Assets
All employees will make every effort to preserve and protect the assets of CCH.
An employee’s failure to read, accept, and follow this Code of Conduct
may lead to disciplinary action, including but not limited to termination.
If an employee does not understand an issue, that employee should seek
help from his or her supervisor or the Compliance Officer.
Every employee has a duty to report violations of the Code of Conduct or
violations of laws to CCH Management. The report may be made by a telephone
call to the Compliance Reporting Line at 307.688.1568; the report may
be made in writing on forms available outside Human Resources and the
Cafeteria; or the report may be made directly to the Compliance Officer.