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Should You Run Healthcare Sanction Checks on All Your Candidates?

A healthcare or medical sanction check researches any disciplinary action placed on a healthcare practitioner and/or the healthcare entity by a state medical board, ensuring the provider doesn’t have a questionable past before hire. A few of these sanctions include medical negligence liability (when a healthcare practitioner offers substandard medical care that an equally skilled doctor would not provide in the same circumstances); corporate negligence – the healthcare entity is liable for the employee’s mistakes; and vicarious liability, which holds employers liable to their employees’ mistakes if they occur during the employee’s course of duty. Healthcare entities are responsible for screening new hires and current practitioners against the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE).

 

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