Mike Scher – The FCPA Blog – April 28, 2015
During the past month, I’ve been in London at the SCCE European initiative conference and last week at the Florida convention of the Health Care Compliance Association. The month has been an opportunity to gain some new perspective on the community of global compliance officers.
As discussed in the prior post, compliance officers outside America struggle with conditions inside their companies. At the same time, they understand the need for proactive compliance to change their companies and wider communities.
In contrast, compliance officers in healthcare enjoy remarkable support from their chief regulator. The Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Daniel R. Levinson, spoke at their annual conference in Florida. He paid tribute to compliance officers and used the occasion to announce the release of important guidance for boards of healthcare organizations.
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