The Role of the Governing Body In Compliance

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In this article, Dean Harris describes the fiduciary duties of governing bodies, as defined under state corporation law and the OIG's Model Compliance Guidance. He also underscores the role of governing bodies in promoting ethical conduct over and above narrow legal requirements, a point often overlooked by health care executives. Compliance Officers would do well to pass these observations on to their own CEO's and directors.