The Office of Healthcare Compliance office works to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations as well as University policies. Healthcare compliance at UConn Health encompasses patient care, billing and reimbursement practices and employee and student education.
As healthcare becomes increasingly complex, practitioners must understand and adhere to applicable laws to avoid consequences such as negative publicity, lawsuits, fines, loss of funding, or exclusion from participation in federal healthcare programs.
If you are being interviewed by a surveyor, only answer questions asked. Be careful not to offer more information than requested.
Be honest and as accurate as possible when asked a question by a surveyor. If it is found that this is violated, the survey can be stopped and we can lose accreditation.
If you are interviewed by a surveyor, it is acceptable to use badge cards, pocket guides, manuals and other references.