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Office of Compliance and Privacy

Our Purpose

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has a comprehensive Compliance Program and is committed to full compliance with all federal and state health care program requirements. The Office of Compliance and Privacy provides guidance, education and oversight in establishing compliance with these requirements.

Protecting Patient Privacy

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles understands that you may have concerns about privacy. Our patients are our No. 1 priority, and we believe that patient privacy is an integral part of the health care that we provide you or your child.

Learn more about how we protect patient privacy here.

Notice of Privacy Practices (English)
Notice of Privacy Practices (Spanish)

Research Compliance

Research Compliance provides comprehensive guidance and oversight to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles research community to ensure the responsible conduct of research. This includes the development of training and education; auditing and monitoring; and distribution of policies, procedures and standards of conduct that promote adherence to applicable laws, regulations and institutional policies.

Learn more about Research Compliance.

Detecting and Preventing Fraud, Waste, Abuse and Misconduct

It is the policy of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to provide health care in a manner that complies with all applicable federal and state laws. Such compliance is critical to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ commitment to operating pursuant to the highest business, professional and ethical standards. To further this policy, and in compliance with Section 6032 of the Federal Deficit Reduction Act, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles maintains a Compliance Program and has implemented a policy regarding the detection and prevention of fraud, waste, abuse and misconduct.

Policy on Gifts From Industry

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles prohibits the receipts of gifts, regardless of size or value, from health care industry vendors to employees. We also have a rigorous conflict-of-interest disclosure and review process to mitigate any potential conflict of interest that may impact patient care.