Code of Business Conduct
BlueAdvantage Administrators of Arkansas is committed to conducting business
with integrity and in accordance with all federal, state and local laws. We are
proud of our honest reputation, due largely to the ethical business conduct of
our employees. We have established a code of conduct that sets standards and
rules for ethical business practices for all employees, the members of our
board of directors and all of our business partners. We are pleased to provide
this code of conduct for your review. Any questions or comments about the code
of conduct may be directed to BlueAdvantage, Compliance Officer, at
501-378-2577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The code is divided into a statement of principles and 12 standards. You may
click on each standard to see the details of each section.
Statement of Principles
Strive for Ethical Professionalism. We should each strive to maintain a
professional environment that considers ethics and compliance an integral part
of all of our business decisions.
At a Minimum, Ethical Professionalism Requires Legal
Compliance. For this reason, we must conduct company business in
accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and contractual obligations at
Report Data Truthfully and Accurately. We must each
take special care to ensure that information is recorded and reported
accurately and honestly.
Follow Company Record Retention Policies. We must
each ensure that all business records are retained in accordance with the
company's record retention policies.
Protect Confidential Information. We must each
protect the integrity of confidential information at all times.
Avoid Conflicts of Interest. We must each ensure
that we do not engage in activities that conflict with, or are otherwise
incompatible with, our responsibilities as company employees.
Don't Offer or Accept a Bribe or Kickback. Do not
accept favors from potential business partners in exchange for your business
decisions, and do not offer favors to potential customers in return for
Always Remember That the Government Is a Unique Customer.
We will conduct our government business with the highest degree of integrity
Compete Ethically and Fairly. We must take special
care to avoid engaging in anti-competitive activities or unfair trade
Treat Government Investigations as Serious Matters.
We will cooperate with all government investigations and reasonable requests
Safeguard Company Assets. Company employees should
not use company assets for personal reasons unless they receive specific prior
approval from their supervisor.
Don't Engage in Improper Political Activities.
Because the company's ability to participate in political activities is
constrained by federal, state and local law, all organizational political
activity must be cleared by the company's legal department.
Recognize That the Company's Greatest and Most Valuable
Asset Is Its Workforce. The company is committed to maintaining a safe
and professional working environment for all of its employees and to ensuring
that all employees are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.