Del Norte County Compliance


Compliance Program

Compliance Hotline Phone #: 844-464-0879 
You report can be made anonymously


The Del Norte County, Department of Health and Human Services – Mental Health Branch has developed a Compliance Program to ensure our commitment to following the rules, regulations, and laws related to the delivery of mental healthcare services of our agency. We are committed to the ethical and professional delivery of services in all aspects of our operations.

The Compliance Program is committed to:
    - Operating if accordance to all rules, regulations, and laws that govern the         delivery of our services
    - Preventing, detecting, and correcting any instance of fraud, waste or                 abuse
    - Protecting and maintaining our client’s health information
    - Supporting our Department’s mission statement, vision statement, and             core values

Reporting Violations of Fraud, Waste and Abuse
If you are aware of or suspect violations of mental health care laws, or if you are aware or suspect fraud, waste, or abuse in the Del Norte County Mental Health Branch healthcare system you can report it in the following ways:
     You can report through your established supervisory reporting structure
     You can report to the Mental Health Branch Compliance Officer
     You can report through the anonymous toll-free compliance hotline at             844-464-0879
     You can email the compliance officer at mh-complianceofficer@co.del-norte.ca.us
     You can write in and mail your report to:
                    o Compliance Officer – Mental Health Branch
                        455 K St
                        Crescent City, CA 95531

Reporting Violations of Privacy
If you are aware of or suspect violations of client privacy you can report it in the following ways:
     You can report through your established supervisory reporting structure
     You can report to the Mental Health Branch Privacy Officer
     You can report through the anonymous toll-free compliance hotline at             844-464-0879
     You can email the Privacy Officer at mh-complianceofficer@co.del-norte.ca.us
     You can write in and mail your report to:
            o     Privacy Officer – Mental Health Branch
                    455 K St
                    Crescent City, CA 95531