Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week - November 7 to 13, 2021 by SCCE

Fall Back Into Compliance This November

Fall Back into Compliance this November: National Compliance & Ethics Week 2021

Every year there is a nationally recognized week in November dedicated to Corporate Compliance & Ethics, and several organizations are celebrating in a coordinated effort. Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week is officially from November 7 to 13, 2021, so Healthcare Compliance Pros is offering some shareable resources to get your organization involved too.

Play Three Games to Increase Compliance Awareness:

(Preview the print-friendly PDF by clicking a puzzle sheet above)

Ideas on How to Celebrate in Your Organization

HCP is participating in Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week
Increase awareness within your staff by printing and sharing our three compliance puzzles. An easy way to join HCP's celebration of Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week this November 7 to 13, 2021!

These games can be distributed to your organizations through email or printed off and handed out. These are great fun resources to refresh your employees' knowledge about their compliance skills. Consider using them in these fun ways:

  • Incorporate them into your monthly or weekly team meetings.
    • Try to have your employees race to complete the games, either individually or as a team. Afterward, review them as a group and discuss any unknown terms or questions.
  • Have employees turn in their completed puzzles to be entered into a drawing for a gift card, lunch, or another type of small reward.
  • Space out distributing them, for each week in November, have a different puzzle completed, and if everyone participates, have a "Compliance Celebration" with a luncheon or fall-related party. Remember, organizations are responsible for creating a culture of compliance in the workplace.

Seven Elements of Corporate Compliance

How effective is your compliance program at your organization? The Office of Inspector General (OIG) defined the seven elements of an effective compliance program.

To Quickly Refresh Your Memory:

  1. Standards and Conduct
  2. Oversight
  3. Education and Training
  4. Reporting
  5. Monitoring and Auditing
  6. Enforcement and Discipline
  7. Response and Prevention

Healthcare Compliance Pros recommends training for all employees in all positions (regardless of permanent or temporary status; full or part-time). For example, training your front or back-office workers online. A successful compliance program provides training at the time of hire, tracks annual refreshers, and completes periodic education when a need arises. Employees need to be trained in Corporate Compliance, OSHA, HIPAA, HR, and other regulations, rules, and policies as required.

In this case, you are invited to celebrate Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week!

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