Compliance Office

The Compliance Office promotes ongoing adherence to and implements changes regarding federal/state laws and regulations that govern our Health System. Examples of these laws include the Emergency Medical Treatment & Active Labor Act (“EMTALA”) and the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). 

Other services include:

  • Advises management, team members, medical staff and business associates on business practices, ethical and compliance matters that impact Southeast Georgia Health System
  • Establishes an environment that promotes detection, prevention and resolution of compliance issues without fear of retaliation. 
  • Responds to inquiries generated by anonymous complaints from a toll free AlertLine service.  (1-888-313-1534)
  • Facilitates Southeast Georgia Health System in its commitment to the highest standards of ethics and compliance.
  • Ensures annual mandatory compliance education for all Health System team members.
  • Conducts a monitoring and auditing program to ensure effective internal controls that promote adherence to applicable federal and state laws.