It is CoxHealth’s policy to conduct all of its business and other practices in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and to act with Integrity, Respect and Compassion in all of our business dealings.
CoxHealth and its employees, volunteers, medical staff members, students and Board of Directors (collectively referred to herein as “members”) have a reputation in the community of being a quality organization with quality individuals; an organization that operates in an honest manner; an organization that has both respect and compassion for those we serve. CoxHealth will protect this reputation and our integrity through the enforcement of its policies and procedures.
We are called upon to perform our jobs and carry out many responsibilities. Leaders are to set the example by promoting the highest standards of ethics and compliance with the federal and state regulation and CoxHealth policies and procedures. Members of CoxHealth, including Board members, employees, physicians, volunteers, students and vendors, must be familiar with our Code of Conduct and support the Compliance Program, and must adhere to the requirements set forth therein. In addition, these individuals must comply with all federal health care program requirements. It is imperative that members of CoxHealth adhere to these laws, regulations and policies. The failure to do so may expose CoxHealth and its members to civil or criminal liability, or exclusion from participation in federal health care programs. The failure of a member of CoxHealth to report a known violation will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.