Corporate Compliance

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany in accordance with its mission is an organization committed to quality services and works diligently in creating a culture that is characterized by ethical conduct and decision making, transparency, continuous quality improvement and support to staff through education and training. An essential part of this organizational culture is a commitment to compliance with the laws, rules, regulations, and codes of federal, state, and local entities that guide the delivery of our services.

Catholic Charities has put in place a Corporate Compliance Plan in order to promote the prevention, detection and resolution of instances of conduct that may not conform: 1) to our mission and values; 2) to standards of ethical conduct; 3) to federal, state, and local laws; 4) to federal, state and private payor health care program requirements, such as Medicaid and Medicare.

The Corporate Compliance Program at Catholic Charities consists of the following eight elements:

  • Corporate Compliance Written Standards and Procedures

  • Corporate Compliance Program Oversight and Oversight Authority

  • Training and Education

  • Ethics Help Line

  • Auditing and Monitoring

  • Enforcement of Compliance Standards

  • Responses to Offenses and Developing a Corrective Action Plan

  • Whistleblower Provisions and Protections

Compliance related requests or reports of concerns can be made to our Corporate Compliance Officer Aaron Howland at (518) 463-1875.

 

 Download our CC Corporate Compliance Plan