The Code of Professional Responsibility and Rules & Procedures

January 2020


V. Application of the Code

C5.1 — Adherence to the Code

This Code shall apply to all ABC Credential Holders, including but not limited to NCOPE residents, individual applicants, exam applicants and candidates, credentialed individuals, accredited facilities and facility applicants.

Adherence to the Code includes, without limitation, the actions of an ABC accredited facility’s employees or independent contractors who provide patient care services or act as representatives for the facility, regardless of their individual credentialed status. The ABC credentialed principals and credentialed officers of a facility shall be responsible for the facility’s employees’ or independent contractors’ compliance with this Code and the Rules, regardless of whether the employees or independent contractors are credentialed.