WHEREAS, Resolution No. 29-98 which was approved on August 4, 1998, affirmed the Health Commission's commitment to compliance and directed the Community Health Network to develop and implement an effective compliance program; and,
WHEREAS, the Health Commission is the governing body for the Department of Public Health which includes Central Administration, Community Health Network, and Population Health and Prevention; and,
WHEREAS, the Health Commission is committed to the provision of the highest quality health care in the most appropriate, effective, and efficient manner; and,
WHEREAS, the Health Commission is determined the Department of Public Health shall comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and all program requirements of federal, state, and private health care programs; and,
WHEREAS, the most effective way to ensure that the Department of Public Health complies with all applicable requirements it to develop and implement a departmentwide effective compliance program; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Department of Public Health is hereby directed to develop and implement an effective compliance program for Central Administration, Population Health and Prevention, and the Community Health Network that includes, at a minimum, the following elements:
and, be it
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of Health shall report periodically to the Commission on the implementation of the compliance program and its effectiveness.
I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was adopted by the Health Commission at its meeting of June 6, 2000.
Sandy Ouye Mori, Executive Secretary to the Health Commission