Define the function of the HCO’s board. Explain its independence from the organization and its oversight responsibilities. Also explain its duty to care, compliance, and the notion of good faith. Incorporate into your response the requirement of a code of conduct. Offer an explanation of the logic behind having a minimum of one physician and other professionals on the board. Finally, explain how the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation heightens the responsibility of the board.
Submit your answers in a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document.