Federal and State Exclusions Database

Search Service

Do you search monthly for name matches?
Do you search for staff, vendors, and volunteers?
Are you searching all the databases that are required?
Are you finding all the matches that you should?
Miss just one name and pay thousands in fines!
Let Vigilance perform the mandatory searches for you!

Federal and state agencies require you to search the various exclusion databases regularly to avoid giving monies to excluded parties. Significant penalties apply for non-compliance!   
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Vigilance service provides searches of all federal and state databases for individuals and businesses excluded from participating in Medicare, Medicaid, or other government funded programs. Vigilance searches:

  • US Dept. of Health and Human Services and the Office of Inspector General's database (OIG-LEIE)
  • System for Award Management (SAM) - SAM is the federal government operated database of consolidated federal databases.
  • All state provided exclusion databases
Vigilance is the most comprehensive exclusions database search service available!


You maintain an Excel spreadsheet with the names of individuals and businesses with whom you employ or conduct business. Vigilance service matches on:

  • Last name
  • Hyphenated last name
  • First name (including nicknames)
  • Middle name or initial
  • Date of birth (available in OIG-LEIE, Ohio, and Louisiana databases only)
  • Business name

Monthly, we download the most current databases and search them for your spreadsheet entries. Two outputs are returned to you:
  • Encrypted password protected Excel spreadsheet available for your manipulation
  • Read-only encrypted password protected PDF file

Both are securely saved by ROCs in case you ever need evidence of due diligence.


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Search List Example



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PDF Report Example

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Excel Report Example

 
Vigilance is able to find matches that others would miss.   More...

All federal and state exclusion databases are searched for an annual service fee of only $395*.

Most pay less than $33/month!


Association for Home & Hospice Care of NC and SC members receive a 10% discount.
Hospice Fundamentals subscribers receive a 10% discount.

Email info@rocsinc.com to signup or request more information.

*Contact ROCs for pricing specific to your needs

 

Vigilance has brought tremendous benefit to my organization. We know we’re covered without spending countless hours chasing down all those exclusion databases. That kind of peace of mind is priceless and allows us to focus on our core business of caring for patients.
— Maria Wharton, RN, BSN, CHPN, Director of Compliance, Quality and Education, Hospice of the Chesapeake

Notable OIG HHS Penalties

  • 09-28-2016
    After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office, Inc. (DACCO), Florida, agreed to pay $32,189.76 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that DACCO employed an individual that it knew or should have known was excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.

  • 09-27-2016
    After it self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Pediatric Plus Home Healthcare Services, LLC (Pediatric Plus), Indiana, agreed to pay $68,353.34 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Pediatric Plus employed an individual that it knew or should have known was excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.

  • 09-21-2016
    After they self-disclosed conduct to OIG, Consulate Health Care and Vero Beach Facility Operations, LLC d/b/a Consulate Health Care of Vero Beach (collectively, "Consulate Vero Beach"), Florida, agreed to pay $30,978.42 for allegedly violating the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. OIG alleged that Consulate Vero Beach employed an individual that it knew or should have known was excluded from participation in Federal health care programs.

  • 09-19-2016
    Susan Toy, entered into a $100,000 settlement agreement with OIG and agreed to be excluded from participating in Federal health care programs for a minimum of five years. The settlement agreement resolves OIG's allegations that Toy prepared and submitted claims for services that were never performed.

  • 09-07-2016
    Oxford Diabetic Supply, Inc. (Oxford), agreed to be permanently excluded from participating in Federal health care programs. OIG alleged that Oxford set up and controlled an entity that it used to make unsolicited telephone calls to suspected Medicare beneficiaries in order to sell durable medical equipment (DME) to those beneficiaries, in violation of the Social Security Act's DME Telemarketing Provisions.

  • 09-06-2016
    Narciso Reyes Carrillo, MD, agreed to be excluded from participation in all Federal health care programs for a period of five years. OIG alleged that Dr. Reyes submitted or caused to be submitted false claims under Medicare when he furnished healthcare services to Medicare beneficiaries in a hospital emergency department while he was excluded from participating in Federal healthcare programs.


For a list of all OIG Civil Monetary Penalties and Affirmative Exclusions, visit OIG HHS Webpage