Compliance

The purpose of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital’s (WCCH’s) Corporate Compliance program is to support and promote a culture that values integrity, honesty, ethical practices, and the highest standards of conduct, on the part of employees, agents, vendors, and business associates, and to perform their work in accordance with all laws that regulate WCCH, including applicable fraud, waste, and abuse laws.  The Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) encourages individuals who suspect the misuse of public funds to utilize the LLA hotline by calling 1-844-503-7283, faxing 1-844-403-7283, visiting www.reportfraud.la, or by mailing LLA Hotline, P.O. Box 94397, Baton Rouge, LA  70804.  To learn more about the LLA Hotline, click here.

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) offers guidance for Compliance Programs in health care facilities. The purpose is to establish systemic checks and balances to detect and prevent inaccurate billing and inappropriate practices.  Vendors, contractors, or business associates may click the following link for more information on federal and state false claims laws.

A message to vendors and contractors in regard to federal and state false claims laws.

If you have a question or concern while conducting business at WCCH, you should feel comfortable bringing your concerns forward. You are encouraged to share your concerns by contacting Jennifer Ackel, Compliance Officer, at (337) 528-7891 or by jackel@wcch.com. You may also call the confidential Corporate Compliance Hotline at (337) 527-4168 if you wish to remain anonymous.