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General Compliance Program Guidance

General Compliance Program Guidance

The General Compliance Program Guidance (GCPG) is a reference guide for the health care compliance community and other health care stakeholders. The GCPG provides information about relevant Federal laws, compliance program infrastructure, OIG resources, and other information useful to understanding health care compliance.

The GCPG is voluntary guidance that discusses general compliance risks and compliance programs. The GCPG is not binding on any individual or entity. Of note, OIG uses the word “should” in the GCPG to present voluntary, nonbinding guidance.

You may download the guidance in whole, or access individual sections below.

Individual Sections

  • I. Introduction

    Jump to Section I.

  • II. Health Care Fraud Enforcement and Other Standards: Overview of Certain Federal Laws

    Jump to Section II.

  • III. Compliance Program Infrastructure: The Seven Elements

    Jump to Section III.

  • IV. Compliance Program Adaptations for Small and Large Entities

    Jump to Section IV.

  • V. Other Compliance Considerations

    Jump to Section V.

  • VI. OIG Resources and Processes

    Jump to Section VI.

  • VII. Conclusion

    Jump to Section VII.