2014 Exclusion Roundup

Posted by Frank Strafford on January 13, 2015 in OIG Penalties,

The OIG has wrapped up a successful year, recovering an expected $4.9 billion dollars for US taxpayers.

Looking back over the year, we take note of the following points of interest:

  • Over 4,000 individuals or entities were newly excluded in 2014.
  • The OIG collected a total of $9,052,406.21 in exclusion-related fines over the course of the year.
  • The average fine for this year was $164,589.20.
  • California logged the most fines this year at $2,978,821.  Texas came in second at $1,098,351.
  • 20 states finished the year without any fines at all.
  • In addition to fines meted out to medical providers and facilities, fines were also levied on counties.
  • Partnership with excluded ambulance companies accounted for some of this year’s fines.

 

2014 Exclusion Roundup

 

About Frank Strafford

About Frank Strafford

Related Articles

Improved LEIE Data Access Noted as ...

August 23, 2021

As the keynote speaker at the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Compliance Institute on April 21, 2021 the HHS OIG Deputy Inspector Christi Grimm reviewed the OIG’s top 10 compliance priorit...

Once excluded, never reinstated?

December 9, 2014

In a previous post, we made the wry observation that even death can't get an excluded individual off of the LEIE - unless the deceased undertakes (no pun intended) official reinstatement protocols. ...

CMS Preclusion vs OIG Exclusion

February 8, 2021

On January 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced a new tool for Medicare plans – the CMS Preclusion List.  A previous article posted in 2018 provides an exc...

Understanding OIG Exclusions

OIG Exclusions Screening Process

Exclusion FAQS

Quick OIG Exclusion Basics

Employing Excluded Individuals

Consequences to Employing an Excluded Individual

OIG Compliance Law

Laws and Publications on OIG Compliance

More Compliance Resources

About Us

Industry leader Streamline Verify has been forging new paths in Exclusion Screening.

Trusted for Good Reason

  • ✓ Guaranteed accurate
  • ✓ Certified Secure
  • ✓ Audit Proof
  • ✓ Feature-rich reporting
  • ✓ Round the clock real-time-data
  • ✓ Processing fully automated

Security First

  • ✓ Cloud hosted
  • ✓ Encrypted data
  • ✓ Real-time backups

Trusted for Accuracy

  • ✓ Physical security
  • ✓ Restricted access
  • ✓ Single sign-on
  • ✓ Password security
  • ✓ Certified secure
  • ✓ Cross checking

HEALTHCARE ESTABLISHMENTS NATIONWIDE COUNT ON STREAMLINE VERIFY

5

60%

Average workload reduction by implementing the Streamline Verify program

5

10K

Establishments trust Streamline Verify nationwide

5

2011

Serving the healthcare industry’s unique compliance needs since 2011

5

24X

Setting standards with hourly synchronization to primary source data

[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]