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Compliance

Equus Workforce Solutions™ has a commitment to compliance. It is important to us that we provide a principled and compassionate approach to every single individual we serve.

Equus Workforce Solutions has a compliance program that requires our employees to do their jobs the right way every day. The program is modeled after the Office of Inspector General’s Seven Elements of an Effective Compliance Program. We screen all potential employees to ensure they meet background screening requirements and are not ineligible to participate in federal healthcare programs. We distribute our Code of Conduct book during an employee’s first days on the job. We want our employees to understand their responsibility to not only adhere to these principles of conduct, but also actively participate in and promote compliance within their workplace. We are committed to the ideals of our mission and our Code of Conduct. We are equally committed to ensuring that our actions consistently reflect our words. In this spirit, Equus Workforce Solutions’ mission is to prepare individuals for careers and connect businesses with qualified employees.

We expect all of our colleagues’ actions to reflect the high standards set forth in the Code of Conduct. However, no Code of Conduct can substitute for our own internal sense of ethics, honesty and integrity.

If our employees or contractors find themselves in a situation that “does not feel right,” we encourage them to speak to a supervisor, the next level supervisor, business line management or the compliance department. If an employee does not feel comfortable talking to someone within the company about the issue, he or she can call an external toll-free Compliance Action Line at 866.293.3863 to report concerns 24 hours a day. Callers may remain anonymous when they report their concerns. Employees and contractors can also report anonymously through our website.

Equus’ Development department pursues growth through acquisitions, management contracts, mergers, requests for information (RFI), requests for proposal (RFP) and new business opportunities.

Request for Proposal (RFP) & Request for Information (RFI)

Equus pursues opportunities in each line of business by responding to public and private sector Requests for Proposal (RFP) & Requests for Information (RFI).

The benefits of partnering with Equus are rooted in the knowledge and experience gained during five decades of providing workforce solutions in communities across North America. Equus responds to requests based on our ability to deliver services and support to those who need it, and assist them in reaching their highest level of independence, with the resources available to a nationwide provider.

Merger & Acquisition

Many existing providers offer services to the same population of clientele as Equus. We engage potential acquisition and merger candidates in both new, and existing markets whose patrons we can best serve and where financial criteria, geographic range, ease-of-integration and growth potential match our goals.

Management Contracts

As a nationwide company, Equus has the capability to operate an existing for-profit or non-profit organization to ensure the quality of support for customers is always first. Equus can assist in day-to-day operations allowing leadership teams to remain mission-focused. This is most common in cases where a provider finds that certain operations are no longer aligned with the core mission of their organization or in cases where an organization prefers to no longer serve as a provider.

The benefits of partnering with Equus are evident in the knowledge and experienced gained during nearly four decades of providing care to the nation’s most vulnerable populations. With an unsurpassed commitment to quality, we understand our owners’ dedication to clients. Equus selects partners based on our ability to assist those under their care to reach their highest level of independence with the resources available to a nationwide provider.

Contact Us

We welcome the opportunity to sit down with you and discuss our business philosophy, the acquisition process and next steps. Contact us to get the conversation going.

Notice to all Equus Contractors and Agents

Pursuant to section 6032 of the federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA), all contractors and agents of Equus must comply with and abide by Equus’ policies for preventing fraud, waste and abuse.

Any questions related to these requirements for contractors and agents should be directed to the Compliance Department:

Chief Compliance Officer
502.630.7023
[email protected]

Updated October 2022