CORPORATE COMPLIANCE POLICY/PRIVACY POLICY

 

Kelly Fix Kelly Fix

Corporate Compliance Officer

7030 Erie Rd.

Derby, NY 14047

Confidential Hotline: 947-5857, ext. 308

kelly.fix@claddaghcomm.org


What is Corporate Compliance?

Corporate Compliance is the philosophy and implementation of the highest standard of ethical standards; conducting business in accordance with this standard as well as the mandates of all state and federal guidelines.  Claddagh continually strives to provide the best level of care and service by utilizing the Corporate Compliance Program.  This program establishes policies, provides staff training, and performs audits and investigations.  The Corporate Compliance Officer, Compliance Committee, and Board of Directors ensure that all standards are met.

Who is responsible for it?

Compliance is every team member’s responsibility. Claddagh Commission’s Corporate Compliance Officer investigates 100% of all questions, complaints, concerns and suggestions that come to the department from numerous sources, such as staff, individuals we support, families, visitors and community members.  The Corporate Compliance Officer is a resource for information and coordination of compliance, which affects every facility, site, department and individual within the organization.

To obtain a copy of the Claddagh Commission’s Corporate Compliance Plan or to report any concerns, please call the Confidential Hotline: 947-5857, ext. 308. You do not have to give your name or any other identifying information.  All matters reported to the Hotline will be investigated thoroughly and in a timely manner.

HIPAA:

Claddagh Commission is fully compliant with HIPAA, HITECH Omnibus Rule, and NYS confidentiality laws that became effective on March 26, 2013.  The Act strives to ensure confidentiality and security of Protected Health Information for all customers and employees.  Claddagh Commission ensures that all staff are trained on HIPAA/HITECH, and monitors the effectiveness of this training through audit activities.  Please Call the  Hotline at Confidential Hotline: 947-5857, ext. 308 if you have any questions regarding the Claddagh Commission’s Privacy Practices or any concerns about the protection of confidential information.