Madison County Corporate Compliance
Madison County is committed to conduct the business of local county government in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and to adhere to the highest ethical standards. County Corporate Compliance purposes to be transparent and demonstrate effectiveness in reducing risk. Our Corporate Compliance Program includes the following elements:
1. Corporate Compliance Officer/Compliance Committee*
2. Written policies and procedures
3. Documented disciplinary procedures
4. Training for staff and governing board(s)
5. Routine identification of compliance risk areas
6. System/steps for corrective action
7. Whistleblower/non-retaliation protections
8. Confidential reporting of suspected compliance violations.
Our County Corporate Compliance Program represents a corporate philosophy and strategy for ensuring quality operations that meet various regulatory requirements. Demonstrating compliance is not a one-time event; it is an ongoing responsibility of every County employee.
Reporting Corporate Compliance Violations
Any County employee or members of the public can report allegations of illegal or unethical conduct involving County employees or appointed or elected officials. This includes reporting evidence of known or suspected misconduct, including legal violations, misuse of resources, improper gifts or kickbacks, financial fraud, acts of retaliation, or intentional violation of County policy and procedures.
Confidential reporting of a suspected compliance violation may be done by:
- Filing a report in person at the Corporate Compliance Officer’s office located in the Madison County Department of Health building (#5) in Wampsville,
- Calling the toll free, anonymous Hot-Line @ 1-855-833-7283,
- Emailing information to the Corporate Compliance Officer – [email protected]
Mailing information to the Eric Faisst, County Corporate Compliance Officer, Department of Health, 138 N. Court Street, Wampsville, NY 13163.