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2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

  • 1.  2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

    Posted 16 days ago

    The compliance professional is performing a training on the Whistleblower Act. In the training, the compliance said which of the following about the act? 

    1. Reporters of violations are protected for a limited term.
    2. The reporter under the act is not kept confidential.
    3. It is illegal to fire or treat differently a person who reports a problem/violation.
    4. It is legal to fire or treat differently a person who reports a problem/violation.


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  • 2.  RE: 2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

    Posted 16 days ago
    3.  Illegal to fire or retaliate​

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    Lloyd Hemmert
    Compliance & Ethics Officer
    Hill Country MHDD Centers
    Kerrville,TX
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  • 3.  RE: 2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

    Posted 16 days ago
    3



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  • 4.  RE: 2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

    Posted 16 days ago
    3.​

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    Ann Dunham
    MBA, SPHR, CHC, CHRC
    Compliance Officer
    Hannibal Regional Healthcare System
    Hannibal, MO
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  • 5.  RE: 2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

    Posted 16 days ago
    3. It is illegal to fire or treat differently a person who reports a problem/violation.​

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    Vicky Roe RN CPMA CHC Compliance Clinical Auditor
    Southeast Georgia Health System
    Brunswick, GASheldon Roe
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  • 6.  RE: 2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

    Posted 16 days ago
    3 - illegal to fire a person who reports a problem, however I would also qualify that with who in good faith reports a problem/violation

    I will say, I always have a problem with this one being black and white.  This protection does not necessarily mean that true performance management is not permitted, it just cannot be in retaliation for or related to the complaint and it must be applied equally across the board.  So someone who everyday comes in late and reports something as a whistleblower can still be performance managed for tardiness if that is the standard.

    PS - I think you missed question 6

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    Vice President, Compliance and Audit
    Tampa,FL
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  • 7.  RE: 2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

    Posted 16 days ago
    3.  Illegal

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    Heidi Lourey
    Compliance Officer
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  • 8.  RE: 2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

    Posted 16 days ago
    Given the choices, 3 (it's an overly broad statement, which gives me some pause)

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    Marie Wagner, CHC, CHRC
    Operations Manager, Corporate Compliance
    The Queen's Health Systems
    Honolulu, HI
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  • 9.  RE: 2/7/20...Q10...Last One!

    Posted 13 days ago
    #3 ​

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    Jill Volanti
    Director of Compliance
    Mesa,AZ
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