How can I make sure new hires have not been in trouble with Medicare?

To avoid liability, it is recommended to routinely check (every 3 months) the LEIE to ensure that new hires and current employees are not on the excluded list.

One of the many parts of the compliance program is to see if your current staff (including yourself, regular staff and associate doctors) have been placed on the OIG (Office of the Inspector General) List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE).
OIG has the authority to exclude individuals and entities from Federally funded health care programs and maintains a list (List of Excluded Individuals and Entities or LEIE)of all currently excluded individuals and entities. Anyone who hires an individual or entity on the LEIE may be subject to monetary penalties.
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