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Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics

Important Information on the Deficit Reduction Act: Prevention of Fraud, Waste and Abuse Policy

The University of Connecticut Health Center has updated its Corporate Compliance Program policies and procedures as mandated by the federal Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) of 2005. The UConn Health Center policy, Prevention of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse, summarizes federal and Connecticut state laws aimed at fraud, waste, and abuse in health care programs. To review this policy: www.policies.uchc.edu/policies/policy_2007_01.pdf.

In accordance with the DRA, we require that you comply with our Corporate Compliance Program policies and procedures. To access other Compliance Program policies, visit www.policies.uchc.edu/area/compliance.html.

Please do not hesitate to contact the UConn Health Center Compliance Office at 860-679-4180 or compliance.officer@uchc.edu with questions about our compliance program or this update.