Mitigating fraud and abuse while protecting patients' safety
In a fast growing industry like healthcare, where quality medical professionals are at a premium, an efficient and timely credentialing process is crucial to keep an organization from losing out on a top-notch, qualified hire.
Medical License Verification
Medical license verification may include details from the necessary licensing authorities, such as type of license, license number, current status (e.g., expired, restricted, suspended, or revoked), date of issuance and expiration, and other relevant information. It is available in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Medicare/Medicaid Sanctions (OIG)
A medical sanctions search confirms that individuals do not appear on the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE), which excludes someone from participating in federally funded healthcare programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
Medical Fraud & Abuse (FACIS)
Medical fraud and abuse costs everyone in the form of higher premiums, more out-of-pocket costs, and reduced health plan benefits. Our medical fraud and abuse employment search can protect an organization by uncovering an applicant who has received disciplinary actions resulting from certain unethical or illegal acts, such as health insurance fraud.
National Practitioner’s Databank (NPDB)
An NPDB search provides an additional level of scrutiny of an individual’s credentials and can add to the comprehensive review of a potential healthcare employee’s background. An NPDB can provide negative information including:
By verifying medical license information, you can:
The beginning of a new year is a great time to re-evaluate your current situation with background screening. It’s important to know where to start in order to get a clear picture. Read our blog post for some ideas on where to begin.
A new federal version of ‘ban the box’ has recently been passed that will prohibit federal agencies and contractors from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal past within an application.