Through observation of system-wide activities, Corporate Compliance advises Mount Sinai individuals and business affiliates on how to prevent, detect, report, and resolve matters of fraud, waste, and abuse related to institutional policies and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Compliance Governance Committees
Various Committees give guidance to Mount Sinai individuals to empower them to perform according to Mount Sinai’s legal and ethical standards.
OIG & Regulatory Monitoring
Mount Sinai observes legal, regulatory, and industry trends and comprehensively adapts internal policies and practices as needed.
Conflicts of Interest Reporting
Mount Sinai educates trustees, institutional leaders, and other key employees about conflicts of interest and advises how to prevent and detect potential or actual conflicts of interest to safeguard the Health System from inappropriate external influence or impropriety.
24/7 Helpline Response & Investigation
Anyone can use the Helpline anonymously or confidentially to ask questions about the compliance program and/or to share information about an issue or concern related to any activity within the Mount Sinai Health System, including concerns related to equity, discrimination and bias. The Corporate Compliance Office investigates all Helpline concerns promptly and confidentially to the extent possible. Retaliation and/or intimidation against anyone who seeks advice, raises a concern or reports a compliance issue in good faith will not be tolerated. The Helpline is staffed by trained professionals who are available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Please be advised that the Corporate Compliance helpline or email should not be used for any patient concerns requiring immediate attention. Patient immediate concerns should be brought to the attention of the nurse manager/administrator on duty and/or the patient representative’s office, who can provide a more prompt response.