At CareDx we recognize and are committed to conducting business in an ethical, lawful and socially responsible manner and strive to maintain the highest legal and ethical standards in conducting its business. Through our Corporate Compliance and Ethics Program (“the Program”) we: (i) oversee and periodically assess the performance of the Program; (ii) assist in the identification and/or analysis of CareDx’s business and compliance risk areas; (iii) periodically review the implementation of adequate internal and external auditing and controls for the Program; and (iv) assess the implementation of effective management policies, procedures and practices relating to the Program. The Control Functions (meaning departments with oversight responsibilities) collectively implement the respective compliance programs listed below in accordance with the guiding principles from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) regarding the elements of an effective compliance program, as a baseline for ensuring compliance with the laws, regulations and industry guidance in scope for their area of oversight.
Duty to Report. All CareDx employees have a duty to report any potential, known or suspected violations of law, rules or regulations that apply to CareDx (a “Compliance Concern”) to the applicable Control Function or through the Compliance Helpline (in the event the individual would prefer to remain anonymous) at: Toll Free Phone: 1-877-441-1758 or Compliance Helpline webpage.
Anti-Retaliation. CareDx prohibits retaliation against an employee who, in good faith, seeks help or reports potential, known or suspected violations, including participating in an investigation or opposing any unlawful or discriminatory practices.
Oversight of interactions with Regulatory agencies such as the FDA, Notified bodies, or other governmental agencies responsible for audits or registrations of products and for CLIA certified/CAP accredited laboratories.
Oversight of quality laboratory testing.
Oversight of interactions and engagements of Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), Healthcare Organization (HCOs), Patients, Patient Advocacy Organizations (PAOs) and Payers (Government and Private).
Oversight of interactions and employment of Regular Employees and interactions and engagement of Contingent Workers.
Oversight of the collection, use, disclosure, securing, or otherwise processing of Personal Information and Sensitive Personal Information, including individually identifiable health information (collectively, “Company Personal Information” or “CPI”) within the possession, custody, or control of the Company.
Oversight of data confidentiality, integrity and availability and protection from cyberattacks whether stored, processed, integrate or transferred.
Oversight of working conditions to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.
Oversight of internal controls for financial reporting.
Oversight of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets and follows the framework and disclosures of the standards set by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
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If you have a question or concern about an activity or conduct that could potentially be in violation of any law, regulation, or CareDx policy or procedure, including the CareDx Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, contact your supervisor, Human Resources Department, Legal Department or Compliance Department. You may also contact the CareDx Compliance Helpline at 1-877-441-1758, or the website below, which gives you the option to report any question or concern anonymously, should you wish to do so.