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The Office of Institutional Compliance (OIC) is responsible for developing an institutional compliance program that will promote compliance with all applicable legal requirements, foster and help ensure ethical conduct, and provide education, training, and guidance to all employees and faculty. Our Institutional Compliance Plan and program is designed to prevent accidental or intentional noncompliance with applicable laws and regulations; to detect such noncompliance if it occurs; to take corrective action when necessary, and to prevent future noncompliance. The OIC provides advice, education, monitoring and reviews in the following areas:

  • Billing Compliance
  • Privacy, including HIPAA and FERPA
  • Research Compliance
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Fraud, Abuse and Privacy Hotline Allegations
  • General Compliance Records Management
  • 340B Compliance

Office Contact Numbers
Phone (409) 747-8700
Fax (409) 747-8720

Fraud, Abuse and Privacy Hotline
(800) 898-7679
Hotline web address: - Enter Access ID: "UTMB"


UTMB Health
Office of Institutional Compliance
Mail Route 0198
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0198