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Nursing Licensure Verification & Credentialing

April 27, 2021

It goes without saying that nursing licensure verification is a benefit to all stakeholders in our healthcare ecosystem.  Our licensing system allows patients to be satisfied that nursing professionals have the skil...

The Often-Unknown Impact of OIG Exclusions

March 8, 2021

Search the internet on OIG enforcement and you will eventually find articles about nurses, physicians, pharmacists and other licensed medical personnel and their travails related to OIG exclusion. A common theme running ...

2021 Audit Alert: Background Checks for Nursing Home Employees

February 22, 2021

In January of 2021 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they would be auditing compliance with the National Background Check Program for Long-Term Care Providers. The National Background Check ...

Nursing Board License Actions – OIG & Medi-Cal Exclusions

December 7, 2020

Nurses and other health care providers must meet certain ethical standards in order to maintain their licenses. For example, in California, Welfare and Institutions Code §14043.6 and 14123, mandate that the Department o...

Jimmy Kimmel Monologue Inspires National Nurses Week

May 9, 2017

Late night television host Jimmy Kimmel tearfully told the story of his newborn son’s recent birth and open-heart surgery due to a heart defect. In his monologue, Kimmel explained that it was an attentive nurse that fi...

How Nurse Fraud & Their Exclusions are Taking a Serious Toll on the Healthcare System

February 27, 2017

Nurses Most Excluded Position Type Every Year When reviewing the numbers of LEIE exclusions, it is alarming to see the dramatic difference between nursing and other medical fields: Nurses are excluded from participatin...

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