Did you notice these changes to OIG’s ...

Having an individual’s Social Security Number (SSN) or the entity’s Employee Identification Number (EIN) can assist in your exclusion screening efforts. A common method to resolve potential matches found on the LEIE,...

NPI Numbers Enhancing the Exclusion Screening Process

NPI numbers are a great asset in the monthly exclusion screening process of your business. In the absence of a clear indication that a potential match can be cleared, performing an NPI Lookup on your providers can help w...

Minnesota Statute Mandates Monthly State Exclusion List Checks

Healthcare providers are now required by law to screen the Minnesota Healthcare Programs (MHCP) Exclusion List on a monthly basis. The State legislature amended certain subdivisions of the Minnesota Statutes which went i...

New Hampshire and Delaware Exclusion State Databases Now ...

Healthcare organizations are now able to screen against the state exclusion databases of both New Hampshire and Delaware. They are the latest addition to Streamline Verify’s database portfolio. This brings the total to...

CMS’ Preclusion List Policy Explained

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)’ Preclusion List went live Jan. 1, 2019. the Preclusion List is defined as: “A list of providers and prescribers who are precluded from receiving payment for Med...

Last Name Null Causing Database Confusion

Databases have long had difficulty displaying the name Null. That is because database systems are wired to read this as a value or more accurately, the non-value “null”. It is deeply ingrained in their programming co...

OIG Updated Its Exclusion List Twice In One ...

This month a second update was made on the List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE). The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) confirmed this point. Note that w...

Points to Ponder on OIG’s Largest Medicare ...

Incarcerating almost 200 medical professionals in June 2018, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) launches its largest healthcare fraud takedown in history so far. This concerted effort by the federal government and all...

CMS’ Preclusion List Policy Explained

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)’ Preclusion List went live Jan. 1, 2019. the Preclusion List is defined as: “A list of providers and prescribers who are precluded from receiving payment for Med...

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