Scott & White Health Plan Compliance
Scott and White Health Plan’s commitment, as part of the Baylor Scott & White family, is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate health care. To ensure this, Scott and White Health Plan and all of its employees strive to uphold the highest ethical standards in regard to federal and state regulations as well as our own internal policies and procedures on quality, patient rights, confidentiality, and more.
Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse — Healthcare fraud costs Americans billions of dollars each year. Here at Scott and White Health Plan, we are dedicated to protecting you against fraudulent conduct. Visit the link above to learn more about our FWA policy.
- HIPAA — HIPAA is a federal law that protects your medical information whether written, electronic, or oral. You’ve most likely run into HIPAA when you sign a form at the doctor’s office. Health plans, doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers must adhere to the rules and requirements outlined by HIPAA.
- First Tier, Downstreams and Related Entities (FDR) — Scott and White Health Plan (SWHP) must follow all applicable laws, regulations, and standards. SWHP also must follow the guidelines for compliance issued by the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. These guidelines indicate that vendors, suppliers, and contractors who partner with SWHP should follow the same compliance guidelines as SWHP while working on SWHP business.