This Code of Conduct has been
established by StarCare Specialty Health
System (‘Center’) to provide standards by which employees
of our Center will conduct themselves in order to protect and promote
organizational-wide integrity and to enhance our Center’s ability to
achieve the Center’s mission.
The Code of Conduct sets forth the policy of the Center.
The Principles set forth in this Code of Conduct are distributed annually
to all employees. All employees are responsible for ensuring that their
behavior and activities are consistent with the Code of Conduct.
As used in this Code of Conduct, the term
“Center,” means StarCare Specialty Health System. The terms “officer”, “director”,
“employee” and “volunteer” include any persons who fill such roles or
provide services on behalf of the Center.
We strive to ensure all activity by or on
behalf of the organization is in compliance with applicable rules, laws
In an effort to continuously promote our Center’s commitment to the
highest standards of business ethics and integrity, we accurately and
honestly represent the Center and do not engage in any activity or scheme
intended to defraud anyone of money, property or honest services.
We strive to maintain the confidentiality
of consumers and other confidential information in accordance with applicable
legal and ethical standards.
Conflicts of Interest
The Board of Trustees and all employees owe
a duty of loyalty to the organization. Persons holding such positions
do not use their positions to profit personally or to assist others
in profiting in any way at the expense of the organization. We avoid
conflicts of interest between work and personal affairs.
Business transactions with vendors, contractors
and other third parties are transacted free from offers or solicitation
of gifts and favors or other improper inducements in exchanges for influence
or assistance in a transaction.
Protection of Assets
We strive to preserve and protect the Center’s
assets by making responsible and effective use of the Center’s resources.
Health Care Fraud
Health care fraud is a crime. StarCare is committed to assuring our own compliance.
We maintain a toll-free Compliance Line to receive confidential
reports from anyone who is aware of a violation of our Code of Conduct.
Toll-free (866) 767-1717