Montana state hospital worker bypassed background check by using different name

Excerpted from an article in The Independent by Seaborn Larson A former employee at the Montana state-run psychiatric hospital used a different name on her job application, meaning a background check that should have raised a red flag on her employment history didn’t, according to the state health department. The facility’s “inadvertent” employment of Larissa […]

Background check policy at Department of Recreation gets closer look

Excerpted from a WTOP News Post by Kate Ryan While Montgomery County’s Department of Recreation near Baltimore carries out required criminal background checks on its employees, the department lacks formal policies regarding those records, according to a report from the county’s inspector general (OIG). Inspector General Megan Davey Limarzi said the department carries out the […]

It’s not rocket science – let GroupOne help with compliance!

Is your hospital compliant? With an expanding array of regulatory requirements, healthcare organizations must regularly screen physicians, nurses, non-medical employees, pharmacists, contractors and volunteers against a variety of exclusion lists. Failure to comply can result in fines and exclusion. GroupOne offers the complete package of Exclusion and Sanction Screening to keep you in compliance with […]

Stay Compliant with GroupOne’s Sanction List Screening

Fraud-prone providers slipping into states’ Medicaid programs, OIG says Excepted from Becker Hospital Review By Morgan Haefner Some state aren’t properly screening Medicaid providers who are at high risk for fraud, waste and abuse, according to a report from HHS’ Office of Inspector General. A survey found 18 states had failed to implement a fingerprint-based […]