CAMPS' Code of Ethics

Having been accepted into membership in the California Association of Medical Product Suppliers, we do hereby subscribe without reservation to the Association's Code of Ethics.

The purpose of the Code of Ethics shall be to set and improve standards within the practice of providing home medical equipment and services. To maintain the ethical conduct and integrity of this Association, a member pledges to abide by the following:

  1. To render the highest of care promptly and competently taking into account the health and safety of the patient.
  2. To serve all patients regardless of race, creed, national origin or reason of illness.
  3. To provide quality home medical equipment and services which are appropriate for the patients' needs.
  4. To instruct the patients and/or care givers in the proper use of the equipment.
  5. To explain fully and accurately to patients and/or care givers patients' rights and obligations regarding the rental, sale and service of home medical equipment.
  6. To respect the confidential nature of the patients' records and not disclose such information without proper authorization, except as required by law.
  7. To continue to expand and improve professional knowledge and skills so as to provide patients with equipment and services which are continually updated.
  8. To abide by both Federal and local laws and regulations which govern the home medical equipment industry.
  9. To avoid participating, directly or indirectly, with a source of patient referrals in a "captive referral arrangement" whereby patients are directed to utilize a supplier of home medical equipment in derogation of the patients' rights to select the suppliers of their choice.
  10. To act in good faith; to be honest, truthful and fair to all concerned.