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Statement of Accreditation

All hospital services are accredited by The Joint Commission, except for the Rehabilitation Medicine program, which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF); and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, which is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

Statement of Privacy Practices

This site seeks to provide information that will benefit people in making informed choices in matters of their health and wellness. This site is not intended to provide actual treatment, but merely to provide access to the best possible health services for your individual needs.

  

Request For Reasonable Accommodations form

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons with disabilities are entitled to reasonable accommodations during their health care visit at SIUH. If you are a person with a disability who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, or has a record of such impairment, or is regarded as having such impairment, you are entitled to a reasonable accommodation. For example, if you are an individual who is deaf or hard of hearing and you communicate through American Sign Language, you are entitled to request a Sign Language Interpreter.

Commitment to Open Communication

We wish to promote open communication regarding any concerns about patient care and patient safety.

Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (“DRA”)

We are committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients and conducting business with integrity and in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.  As a participant in the Medicaid program, we are obligated to comply with the terms and requirements of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (the “DRA”).   In accordance with the DRA, we have adopted written policies that provide detailed information about the False Claims Act, the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act, the relevant state laws, the whistleblower protections under such laws and SIUH’s policies and procedures for detecting and preventing waste, fraud and abuse. Furthermore, SIUH’s Code of Ethical Conduct (the “Code”) prohibits submitting a false claim for payment from any healthcare program or insurance plan.

Please click on these links to obtain a summary of the Federal & New York Statutes Relating to Filing False ClaimsSIUH Code of Ethical Conduct, and SIUH Policies on Detecting and Preventing Fraud, Waste and Abuse (ADM I 57.3) and the  Employee Help-Line (ADM I 31.3) .

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