Compliance Officer Duties
1. Overseeing & monitoring the implementation of the compliance program
2. Establish methods, such as audits, to improve the practice's efficiency and quality of services and to reduce the practice's vulnerability to fraud and abuse.
3. Periodically revising the compliance program in light of changes in the needs of the practice or changes in the law, standards, and procedures of government and private payer health plans.
4. Developing, coordinating, and participating in a traing program that focuses on the components of the compliance program and seeks to ensure that training materials are appropriate.
5. Esuring that the DHHS-OIG's "list of Excluded Individuals and entities" and the General Services Administration's "List of Parties Debarred from Federal Programs" have been checked with respect to all employees, medical staff, and independent contractors.
6. Investigating any report or allegation concerning possible unethical or improper business practices and monitoring subsequent corrective action and compliance.