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Licensure Verification

June 7, 2021

Introduction For most health care organizations, their primary purpose is to provide high quality patient care to support the best outcomes possible.  The qualifications and expertise of an organization’s medic...

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...

The New Relevance of the Death Master File

May 24, 2021

The first COVID-related federal stimulus payments were sent in the spring of 2020. Unfortunately, payments were sent to millions of taxpayers who were deceased at the time of payment. Not only did this draw attention ...

THE IMPORTANCE OF SANCTION SCREENING TO YOUR ORGANIZATION

May 19, 2021

What Is A Sanction Check Sanctions against medical personnel can create significant risk to a healthcare organization from financial, compliance and patient safety perspectives. Therefore, it is critical that organiz...

NPI Numbers Enhancing the Exclusion Screening Process

May 14, 2021

Last month, the OIG released  audit report findings regarding whether Medicare Part C health plans (also known as Medicare Advantage Organizations or MAOs) are fully utilizing National Provider Identifier numbers (N...

Fraud in the time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

May 10, 2021

Along with significant scientific and medical challenges, COVID-19 has also revealed significant fraud-related challenges. Some are novel and some are variations on age old schemes. This article addresses Coronavirus fra...

Understanding OFAC and the 50% Rule

May 3, 2021

What is OFAC? The U.S. Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) is the department of the U.S. Treasury that is responsible for facilitating compliance with the U.S. foreign policy and national security agendas. OFAC&nbs...

Conducting Investigations and Responding to Government Inquiries: Considerations ...

April 28, 2021

Streamline Verify is proud to have had the privilege of working with the Journal of Regulatory Compliance at Loyola University Chicago School of Law to help galvanize research and resources for the publication of their u...

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...

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