Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Compliance Unit
We are one of the compliance units within the larger SFDPH Office of Compliance & Privacy Affairs (OCPA). We implement a compliance program across Behavioral Health Services to prevent, detect and remediate non-compliance with healthcare laws and regulations.
OCPA implements the comprehensive compliance and privacy program across the San Francisco Department of Public Health. This includes a team of Compliance Officers within facilities and key sections, an Investigations team and a Privacy and Training program.
A team of auditors use structured protocols to monitor healthcare claims for overpayments, fraud, waste and abuse
A team of credentialing staff use screening and enrollment processes to verify and credential behavioral health staff and administrators
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The BHS Compliance Unit implements a compliance program as part of the larger San Francisco Department of Public Health Office of Compliance and Privacy Affairs (SFDPH-OCPA) program.
The Compliance and Privacy Toll-Free Hotline for SFDPH is 855-729-6040 and calls may be made confidentially and anonymously.
Always remember--SFDPH has a strict non-retaliation policy.