Fraud Abuse Control Information System

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What Is A FACIS Check Or FACIS Screening?

Fraud Abuse Control Information System (FACIS), a search with Verisys®, pulls primary source data from US federal and state sources for exclusions, sanctions, debarments, and disciplinary actions against healthcare professionals and businesses for published license types and publishing jurisdictions. FACIS sources include federal agencies such as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG), List of Excluded Individuals/Entities, the System for Award Management (SAM), and Excluded Parties List System (EPLS).

A FACIS background search results can be delivered in several ways: Verisys’ secure web platform, SFTP, or several integration options to suit the client’s business needs

Why Conduct A FACIS Check?

FACIS is the most comprehensive data set for screening and monitoring health care providers to ensure compliance and protect against financial and reputational risk with more than 5000+ data source, 75000+ records added monthly, and a 99.9% verification accuracy.

Create a safer work environment by adding a FACIS check in you screening program to ensure the right hire. Through the collection of historical and current data from primary sources for over 20 years, it has created a unique, longitudinal healthcare dataset able to see every possible record on a provider as well as trends.

When used in combination with other employment screening services, a more holistic view of the candidate allows you to make global hiring decisions with confidence


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When Should FACIS Checks Be Conducted?

  • Hiring and recruitment is one of the most time-consuming and costly investments a company can make. Protect this investment by conducting background checks to make the best decision possible with all the information available to you. This investment in the short-term can make a huge difference in the long-term outcome, particularly when hiring senior officials and management-level executives.
  • Be in the know, if there are records of adverse actions against your candidate in the healthcare field
  • By protecting your business and employees from engaging with unsuitable candidates. This minimises the financial and people risk associated with new employees.

How Does Sterling RISQ Conduct Adverse Media Checks?

Sterling RISQ conducts adverse media checks and media background screening as a broad-based press search of over ten years using the applicant’s name. We utilise global electronic media sources to conduct this search. Content includes more than 31,000 specialised publications and 900 news wires from 200 countries in 26 languages. This thorough search will verify whether the applicant has any adverse media content.

We are experts in conducting adverse media checks with years of experience in the industry. Get in touch with us today to obtain a free quote.

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