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Dec 6th, 2017
Before your healthcare organization hires on new staff, check the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE). It’s also a good idea to verify your current employees, as well. Not checking it could put you at risk for civil monetary penalties (CMPs). Government Protecting Tax Dollars If a provider or healthcare worker or entity is ...
Jan 13th, 2016
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) not only publicly lists excluded healthcare criminals from federal payment, it makes it easier to spot fugitives. You’re probably familiar with the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE) as a great way to see if your current or potential employees have wronged government insurance carriers, and have been excluded from provider ...
Jan 8th, 2016
Before you hire a new physician or office staff, be sure they aren’t on the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE). LEIE is a list of all individuals and entities excluded from participation in federal healthcare programs. Exclusion from federal healthcare programs means no payment is made for items or services furnished, ordered, or prescribed ...
Nov 18th, 2015
Pre-employment screening reduces the likelihood of hiring an individual who is sanctioned by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) or state agencies, as well as individuals who are not appropriately licensed. Sanctions and non-licensure limit a provider’s ability to provide patient care, as well as the entity’s ability to submit claims on the ...
To protect patients and eliminate fraud, waste, and abuse in federal healthcare programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) may exclude certain providers from participation in federal healthcare programs. Exclusion from federal healthcare programs means no payment is made for items or services furnished, ordered, or prescribed by an excluded ...