Breaking Down the Basics of Healthcare Screening and Best Practices for OIG Compliance

The healthcare industry is in desperate need of workers, but that urgency should not create a hasty hiring environment. In this industry, especially, it is important for employers to ensure individuals they employ are properly licensed, have a clean history with their licensing board, and are not excluded from any state or federal programs. It can help to understand the difference between three main industry compliance requirements: sanction, exclusion, and termination. Healthcare employers should routinely check the List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE) for current and past names of employees.

 

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