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Many healthcare organizations committed to patient safety go beyond the minimum required monitoring and build complete profiles of providers’ history with comprehensive sanctions screening.
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“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” At least that is what Benjamin Franklin said a century ago. He is right, and that was insightful - even before his face would appear on U.S. currency. Little did he know how many “Benjamins” it would cost a healthcare company in fines for non-compliance with licenses.
Recently, the state of New Jersey ramped up its enforcement efforts by sanctioning 31 physicians for allegedly over-prescribing painkillers. This is a trend that seems to put a dent in the proliferation of addiction to pain killers, and the epidemic of pain killer narcotic over-prescription.
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Cindy Daigle, Director of Compliance at U.S. Renal Care, shares her thoughts on hiring best practices. Compliance Team hiring practices plays into the long term success of the organization as well as driving the company’s compliance.
In order to perform and bill for certain medical services, a provider must be properly licensed. A submission for reimbursement of federal healthcare dollars for unlicensed care is considered both a false claim and fraud.
While errors in the healthcare license verification and tracking process is a very real possibility, following healthcare license verification best practices can help your organization remain in the clear.
Combat healthcare license fraud and ensure your staff is properly licensed and qualified with a comprehensive license verification program.
Does your monthly license monitoring strategy take into consideration the time delays in reporting disciplinary actions to state licensing boards?
The process of verifying licenses might seem pretty simple. However, learning the nuances of your state’s license board is imperative to ensure compliance for your healthcare organization.
Learn more about healthcare sanction screening and how to enhance your HR profiles for providers or employees with disciplinary or administrative actions.