Public Notices / Vendors
Public Notice to Ellis Medicine Suppliers
To: Ellis Medicine Business Partners (Suppliers, Contractors, Vendors and Agents, and to their Respective Employees)
Subject: Compliance with Fraud and Abuse Laws
As a participant in Medicaid, Ellis Medicine is required by the Federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 to notify its business partners about the “Fraud Laws” explained below and its provider compliance program. You are receiving this notice because you are listed as a business partner in Ellis Medicine’s database. If you have received this in error, please ignore. Otherwise, please read this notice. You are not required to follow up unless you have questions or concerns.
The Federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 and Section 4 of Chapter 442 of the 2006 Laws of New York (collectively the “Fraud Laws”) require Ellis Medicine to establish and to maintain provider compliance programs that prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse. It is imperative that Ellis Medicine employees and business partners know and understand the Fraud Laws, specifically, without limitation, provisions dealing with false claims, whistleblower protections and Ellis Medicine policies for detecting and preventing fraud, waste and abuse. Copies of the law and polices can be viewed in the Public Notices Section of Ellis Medicine’s website: www.ellismedicine.org
As one of our business partners, you and your employees are required to report any concerns about the work you do for us to our Audit and Corporate Compliance Department. Reports can be made by the following methods:
• Via the Hospital’s anonymous Fraud and Compliance Hotline 1-888-253-7864
• By calling the Ellis Medicine’s Audit and Compliance Department 518-831-7062
• By faxing a report to 518-243-4668, ATTN: Compliance
• Via postal mail to:
Audit and Compliance Department
Attn: Compliance Officer
1101 Nott Street
Schenectady, New York 12308
• By personally visiting the Audit and Compliance Department
If you have any questions about our corporate compliance policies or applicable federal and state laws, please contact the Audit and Compliance Department at 518-831-7062.
Materials Management Contact Information
Ellis Health Center
600 McClellan Street
Schenectady, NY 1204
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Vendor Credentialing Information
Ellis Medicine requires vendors to participate in our electronic vendor tracking program, Reptrax.
Log into www.reptrax.com or call 1.972.316.6518 for credentialing details and instructions before making appointments.
Vendors will not be allowed access unless properly badged thru Reptrax.
Vendors are required to read Ellis Medicine's Vendor Representative Conduct Policy
Ellis Medicine is an active member in HIXNY (Healthcare Information Exchange New York). HIXNY aims to extend the collaborative use of health information technology with other regional medical professionals in a shared effort to improve healthcare delivery. Learn more at http://www.hixny.org/.
Purchase Order Terms and Conditions