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Corporate Compliance

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center and Claxton Medical, P.C. ("CHMC") are committed to a culture of compliance. CHMC maintains an effective Corporate Compliance Program in accordance with applicable laws and guidance from state and federal healthcare authorities. Our Corporate Compliance Office provides oversight in matters relating to the code of conduct; supports compliance with Stark and Anti-Kickback statutes; conducts compliance and privacy (HIPAA) investigations and reporting; performs compliance and privacy-related policy review and updates; maintains confidential hotlines; and provides education required of the compliance program and state and federal laws.

The department is available to assist all members of the community with any concerns or questions regarding policies, the code of conduct, and/or compliance-related matters (Fraud, waste and abuse; Regulatory standards and laws; Billing and coding inquiries; Medical necessity; Patient documentation; Information requests; and EMTALA).

Ways to report a compliance concern:

Your report will remain confidential. If you would like to remain anonymous, please call the hotline and provide a sufficient amount of detail so that your concern can be thoroughly investigated.