Commitment to Compliance & Ethics
Galichia Medical Group, P.A. (“GMed”) and I are committed to complying with all Federal health care program requirements in the course of conducting our business. GMed’s Compliance Program, Code of Conduct and associated written procedures on preparing and submitting claims and the proper documentation of medical records and billing information for services furnished help to ensure that we are following our ethical commitments, as well as the laws, rules and regulations that govern our business conduct, and help to discourage, prevent and identify violations.
These written standards help GMed’s providers and employees fully understand the expectations we have and the critical importance of being honest and fair in all our business interactions with patients, payors and vendors. Every person at GMed is expected to take an active part in maintaining the integrity and compliance of our organization. Their adherence to the spirit, as well as the specific provisions of these written standards is absolutely critical to GMed’s future success. Any person with a concern about how a Federal health care claim was billed or coded or about any situation they believe violates provisions of GMed’s written standards should contact the GMed Compliance Department by:
- Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer @ 316-858-2233 or 316-619-5731
- or 1-800-657-7250 ext 2233
Reports may be made anonymously by one of the following means:
Compliance Help Line @ 316-858-2566 or 1-800-657-7250, ext. 2566
Mail a typed or handwritten statement to
GMed Corporate Compliance
2600 N. Woodlawn, Wichita, KS 67220
If you report a concern anonymously it is important that you clearly describe the situation and give enough detail so that your concern can be properly investigated and resolved. We may be unable to investigate the concern if you do not provide us with enough factual information.
If these lines of communication do not fully address your issues, you may also contact the HHS OIG Fraud Hotline at (1-800-HHS-TIPS)
You have my personal assurance that there will be no retribution or retaliation for asking questions or raising concerns about GMed’s written standards or for reporting possible improper conduct and that the confidentially of any report submitted will be maintained to the fullest extent possible.
- Joseph P. Galichia, M.D.
Commitment to an ethical workplace
Code of Conduct