Course Overview

This course was created and provided by the Virtual Center of Excellence (VCE), a former project of the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN). Content and format will be updated in the near future to address current accessibility standards. If you are unable to access the content in this section, please contact the imp support team for assistance.

Corporate Compliance provides training on employer Corporate Compliance Plans and information regarding general laws and regulations governing compliance issues in the health care organization. This course meets the Medicaid Integrity Program (MIP) requirement of all new hires (as identified by the Corporate Compliance Officer). The course will take approximately 60 minutes to complete and will earn one hour of CEC credit.

  • Duration: 1.0 hour
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (1.0), MCBAP-S (0.0), Mi-CEC pending - under review, Nursing (0.0)

Topics Covered

Defining Corporate Compliance: What and Why

This course defines corporate compliance as a program and discusses the importance of why corporations must ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations. The course expert discusses regulations and the importance of employees and leaders to understand the corporation's policies. 

The Seven (7) Elements of a Compliance Plan

This course outlines the seven (7) required elements of a compliance plan that should be in place in all organizations:

  1. A written policy
  2. Dedicated Compliance Officer
  3. Employee Compliance Training
  4. Effective Internal Communication
  5. Policy Enforcement
  6. Monitoring and Auditing the Organization
  7. Responding to Compliance Offenses

Compliance Laws and Regulations

This section of the course provides an overview and discussion regarding the common compliance laws and regulations including HIPAA/HITECH, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the Mental Health Code. It is important to know that this course is framed in the behavioral health field. 

Your Role in Compliance 

The final section of this course provides a list of responsibilities for behavioral health professionals to stay compliant with their organization's, federal, state, and local regulations. 

Additional Considerations

Whether you are an employee or supervisor it is part of your job to know your corporation's policies. Maintaining compliance on all levels of care will build better work standards and reduce liability.

What People Are Saying

I enjoyed the level of engagement and the pace at which information was presented. I was able to gauge my understanding in real time through the exercises within the module.

- Todd. B.