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.

Objectives for this course:

  • Meet the regulatory requirement for training and education
  • Provide information on the scope of fraud, waste, and abuse
  • Explain obligation of everyone to detect, prevent, and correct fraud, waste, and abuse
  • Provide information on how to report fraud, waste, and abuse
  • Provide information on laws pertaining to fraud, waste, and abuse
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (0.0) MCBAP-S (0.0) Mi-CEC (0.0)
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Topics Covered

Understanding an Effective Compliance Plan

This course has been designed to enhance the participants' understanding of the importance of compliance in the behavioral health field. This section highlights the specific areas of an effective compliance plan and references areas like preventing and correcting non-compliance. 

The Seven (7) Core Compliance Program Requirements

This course outlines the seven (7) core requirements 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


This section focuses on the idea of ethics and presents participants with examples and situations where ethics may have been tested. The course expert provides strategies for making sure that all employees hold strong to ethical procedures in the workplace and continued compliance is met. 

Understanding Non-Compliance

This section of the course provides participants with a clear discussion of what non-compliance is in this environment and provides examples of how an employee or organization may become non-compliant. 

Employee and Organizational Roles in Reporting Non-Compliance 

The final section of this course focuses in on the individual and organizational role in preventing and reporting non-compliance. This course provides a step by step guide in reporting non-compliance, but it is important that employees become extremely familiar with the individual compliance policies. 

What People Are Saying

My experience with this module was enlightening. I received clarification on some issues I assumed that I knew. I now have a better understanding due to my participation in this course.

- Vincent B.