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Appealing an OIG Exclusion

June 21, 2021

Every year, hundreds of health care providers and entities receive notification from the HHS OIG that they are being considered for exclusion from participation in federal programs. To date in 2021, 684 individuals and e...

MANAGING THROUGH AN EXCLUSION BY THE OIG

June 1, 2021

AN OVERVIEW of THE OIG’S LIST OF EXCLUDED INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES Since 1977, the federal government has maintained a list of individuals and entities that are excluded from participation in any federal health care...

NY Medicaid Exclusion

April 14, 2016

New York State Medicaid Exclusion New York’s Office of the Medicaid Inspector General exists to “to enhance the integrity of the New York State Medicaid program by preventing and detecting fraudulent, abusive, and wa...

Can OIG Exclusion Wreck My Career Forever?

August 3, 2015

We picked this one up from allnurses.com, an open forum for nurses and nursing students. HELP! I just learned that I've been on the OIG Exclusion list since Jan 2003 following my RN license surrender / revocation for nar...

Are all excluded individuals criminals?

December 12, 2014

If a medical provider has been excluded from participation in Federal and State healthcare programs, does that mean that s/he is a criminal? Not necessarily. Exclusion from Federal and State healthcare programs can b...

Once excluded, never reinstated?

December 9, 2014

In a previous post, we made the wry observation that even death can't get an excluded individual off of the LEIE - unless the deceased undertakes (no pun intended) official reinstatement protocols.  As it happens, we'r...

Trying to Get Off the OIG Exclusion List? Death is no excuse.

October 6, 2014

Just the other day, a routine search of a client’s employee listings turned up a potential match on the Texas OIG site.  As a pre-‘90s listing, there was no way to verify the social the way that I usually would,...

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