Compliance Connection
February 2019

Compliance Resource Center is dedicated to keeping you informed on what’s new in the health care compliance industry and our suite of solutions. Below you will find important updates, relevant articles, and more.

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Hotline Service Center

Looking to offer your workforce an avenue to communicate their concerns and/or potential and actual violations anonymously? CRC specifically designed our Hotline Service Center solution to be an easy and efficient way for your workforce to feel comfortable reporting possible violations. Both our telephonic and web-based reporting systems provide your employees, vendors, physicians, contractors, volunteers, etc. with a safe, reputable way to voice their concerns, which could help stop compliance issues before they get too serious. Visit CRC’s Hotline Service Center page to learn about this cost-effective solution that can help your organization avoid potential whistleblower cases. We also encourage our clients to join us for one of our free online demos. 

For more information about our Hotline Service Center, contact Daniel Peake at (703) 236-9854 | dpeake@complianceresource.com

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Sanction Screening Services

The OIG recommends continuous screening of health care workforce members to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse from occurring in the workplace. Your organization can easily stay compliant with this requirement by utilizing CRC’s S3 Tool or outsourcing to our skilled team of screening and verification professionals who can complete the entire process for you. Learn more about this service by visiting our Sanction Screening Services page or attending one of our free demos.

For more information about our Sanction Screening and Verification Services, contact Daniel Peake at (703) 236-9854 | dpeake@complianceresource.com

Monthly Updates

The following federal and state agencies recently updated their sanction and exclusion data:

Federal Databases

  • DEA
  • DEA ACAD
  • DEA CCAD
  • GSA SAM
  • NPI Registry
  • OFAC SDN
  • OIG LEIE
  • Tricare Sanctions

The DEA ACAD was updated on December 27, 2018. The DEA database was updated on December 28, 2018. The NPI Registry, OIG LEIE, and Tricare Sanctions databases were updated on December 29, 2018. The following federal databases were updated on December 31, 2018: DEA ACAD, GSA SAM, and OFAC SDN.

State Databases

  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • CA
  • CT
  • DC
  • FL
  • GA
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MT
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NJ
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • PA
  • TX
  • VT
  • WA
  • WV

The CT, IN, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, and OH databases were updated on December 26, 2018. The following state databases were updated on December 27, 2018: AL, AR, FL, IA, ME, MI, ND, NE, TX, VT, WA, and WV. The AK, DC, GA, ID, MN, and MT databases were updated on December 28, 2018. The NV database was updated on December 29, 2018. The following state databases were updated on December 31, 2018: CA, IL, LA, MO, and PA.

Stay aware of additional updates throughout the month by checking What’s New” in the S3 section of our website.

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Compliance Survey Center

Follow the OIG’s recommendation and implement surveys to measure your compliance program’s effectiveness. CRC’s Compliance Knowledge Survey and Compliance Culture Survey provide organizations with a convenient and anonymous way to diagnose strengths and weaknesses of the compliance program. We also benchmark your results against other organizations who have used our Surveys, which helps you gauge where your program stands. Visit the Compliance Survey Center page to learn more today.

For more information about our Compliance Survey Center, contact Daniel Peake at (703) 236-9854 | dpeake@complianceresource.com

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Policy Resource Center

Utilize CRC’s online library of policy and compliance documents to update your existing policies or implement new policies. Visit our Policy Resource Center page to learn more about this valuable solution and register to attend one of our free online demos.

For more information about our Policy Resource Center, contact Daniel Peake at (703) 236-9854 | dpeake@complianceresource.com

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Training Center

E-learning is the latest approach to training your workforce on compliance-related areas. This approach permits workforce members to access an online training program at a time most convenient to them. CRC has developed our Training Center solution to address all aspects of the challenges associated with getting the workforce to understand your compliance program. Our Training Center offers up-to-date materials to conduct comprehensive online training about your compliance program and other high-risk areas unique to your organization. Visit the Training Center page to learn more.

For more information about our Training Center, contact Daniel Peake at (703) 236-9854 | dpeake@complianceresource.com

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