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Overview of best practices and recommendations for performing a background investigation on Medical Staff.

Overview of best practices and recommendations for performing a background investigation on Medical Staff.

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  • 1. Commercial Investigations is a New York State licensedAbout private investigative agencyUs CI provides the Proactive Truth regarding applicants, reducing turnover and limiting exposure to civil liabilities Services include:  Employee background investigations  Medical Staff Background Investigations  Volunteer screening  Tenant screening  Merger and acquisition investigative research  Full due diligence investigation reports  Opposition/political investigative research Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 2. Michelle Pyan is the ownerOur of CI and has been a licensed private investigator in thePresident states of Wisconsin, New York, and Florida since 1991. She has experience in human resources since 1993. Michelle is passionate about background investigations and has been examining the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other applicable state and federal laws since 1998. Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 3. Background Investigations for Your Medical StaffCommercial Investigations LLCwww.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 4. 1. Are you aware of current industry standards? 2. How can you strengthen your Medical Staff screening process? 3. Do you have a comfortable understanding of how background investigations work?Background Investigations for Your Medical StaffCommercial Investigations LLCwww.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 5.  Enhances Patient Safety Deterrent Strategy Consistent Policy Throughout Organization Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 6. Background Investigations for Your Medical StaffCommercial Investigations LLCwww.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 7. OriginMotor VehicleCursory Indicator New YorkNY/NJ/VT StatewideCounty Criminal (Outside of NY/NJ/VT)Federal CriminalHealth Care Comply PlusSex Offender Registry Parameters: All Names/Jurisdictions (10 Years) Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 8. OriginMotor VehicleCursory Indicator New YorkNY/NJ StatewideCounty Criminal (Outside of NY/NJ) Parameters: All Names/Jurisdictions (10 Years) Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 9. OriginBackground Investigations for Your Medical StaffCommercial Investigations LLCwww.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 10. A multidimensional inquiry that combines ourOrigin  Multijurisdictional Criminal inquiry with known aliases provided from our SSN & Address Information inquiry.  We report the state and the approximate date that the SSN was issued and run the SSN through the Social Security Administration’s Death Master File.  Next, we run the SSN trace to obtain a list of alias names, including maiden names.  Then use this information to make a final pass through our Multijurisdictional Criminal inquiry instant database on the primary name supplied and all aliases revealed in the SSN & Address Information. Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 11. Background Investigations for Your Medical StaffCommercial Investigations LLCwww.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 12.  Reveals a suspended/revoked license, patterns of reckless behavior, insurance risks and/or substance abuse If your employee is irresponsible or negligent, with a motor vehicle, or otherwise, your organization may be held responsible for any accidents or incidents that occur as a result Motor vehicle information can be very beneficial to obtain on all applicants Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 13. Cursory Indicator New York Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 14. Cursory  In July 2011, Commercial Investigations launched Cursory Indicator New York, after being inIndicator development since 1999.New York  Commercial Investigations worked with New York State law enforcement to bring this to the non-law enforcement world.  Commercial Investigations is the exclusive provider of Cursory Indicator New York to its clients and other background screening organizations. Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 15. Cursory  Proprietary inquiry allows CI clients to quickly assess when additional criminal record research is needed inIndicator New York.  Positively identifies the subject.New York  CIs expert investigative staff handles the tiered inquiry.  Automatically proceeds to tier two if Cursory Indicator New York indicates that it is necessary to perform more comprehensive inquiries. Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 16. Why consider Cursory Indicator New York:Cursory  New York Statewide Law Enforcement Criminal Data available in one Inquiry to Non Law EnforcementIndicator EntitiesNew York   Cost Effective Tiered System indicates when more comprehensive Inquiries are needed  Positively identifies the subject  Includes Misdemeanor and Felony Convictions  Discloses Misdemeanor Convictions that might be missed in County Criminal searches  Reduces costs associated with New York Statewide (OCA) searches  Most results available within 2 to 4 Hours  Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Compliant  Proprietary to Commercial Investigations LLC Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 17. Background Investigations for Your Medical StaffCommercial Investigations LLCwww.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 18.  Highly recommended as a minimum criminal record search to ensure the discovery of any misdemeanor or felony charges CI conducts County Criminal inquiries by submitting a query to a professional court researcher who physically retrieves the records Uncovers “minor” convictions such as theft, drug possession or shoplifting that are very relevant to employers seeking the best applicants Examples of charges that can be revealed through a County Criminal Inquiry:  Assault,  Robbery  Murder Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 19.  Consists of information from the New York State Office of Court Administration (OCA) Results include data from all 62 NY counties pertaining to misdemeanor and felony convictions and open/pending cases Some town and village criminal disposition data is also included. Since 2008 all NY town and village Courts have been reporting disposition data to OCA All NY City and County courts are required to report criminal disposition data to the NYS Office of Court Administration Cases are updated within New York City approximately every 24 hours and outside NY City at least once a week Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 20.  An important step for eliminating an employers liability for negligent hiring Federal searches often reveal serious violations of federal law that state or county searches do not encompass Examples of federal crimes:  Drug trafficking  Embezzlement  Carjacking  Kidnapping  Crimes committed across state lines Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 21. Background Investigations for Your Medical StaffCommercial Investigations LLCwww.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 22.  Provides information on individual health care providers Conducts a search of the sanction information compiled by Office of the Inspector General (OIG), General Services Administration (GSA) and other federal agencies Meets requirements for sanction screening set forth in the OIGs Compliance Program Guidance More thorough than only checking the OIG and GSA databases established by these governing agencies because it includes historic, as well as current sanction data  Office of the Inspector General sanctions  General Services Administration sanctions  State licensing agency actions  Global Scan anti-terrorist data Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 23. Sex Offender Registry Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 24. Sex Although some sex offender registry data is part of the Multijurisdictional Criminal part of Origin, howeverOffender a state specific sex offender registry inquiry is important to cover all levels of sex offender data publicallyRegistry available.  CI’s Sex Offender Registry inquiry helps mitigate a company’s risk of workplace violence and potential negligent hiring or retention lawsuits.  CI recommends that its clients conduct a Sex Offender Registry inquiry in every state the subject has lived in, and by every name the subject has used, within the previous ten years. Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 25. Recommended Best Practices Middle BasicOrigin   Motor Vehicle   Cursory Indicator New York   NY/NJ Statewide   County Criminal (Outside of NY/NJ)   Federal Criminal  Health Care Comply Plus Sex Offender Registry   Parameters: All Names/Jurisdictions (10 Years)    Note: Additional searches to suggested packages can be added. Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 26.  Monthly Sanctions Databases  NPDB  AMA Profiles  DEA  Tracking ServicesBackground Investigations for Your Medical StaffCommercial Investigations LLCwww.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 27. http://www.commercialinvesti http://www.commercialinvestiggationsllc.com/DDOct2010.ht ationsllc.com/Dues_Report_Teml ch_Valley_Medical_Center_101 62010.pdf Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 28. Background Investigations for Your Medical StaffCommercial Investigations LLCwww.commercialinvestigationsllc.com
  • 29. Presented by Michelle PyanPresidentLicensed Private Investigator(800) 284-0906www.commercialinvestigationsllc.commichellepyan@commercialinvestigationsllc.com info@commercialinvestigationsllc.com facebook.com/commercialinvestigationsllc twitter.com/CI_LLC linkedin.com/company/commercial-investigations-llc
  • 30. The information provided in this presentation doesnot constitute legal or accounting advice. It is forinformation and discussion purposes only.This presentation may not be reproduced withoutthe written consent of the author. Background Investigations for Your Medical Staff Commercial Investigations LLC www.commercialinvestigationsllc.com