This article will help you understand what Sanctions and Exclusions Lists Checks are, whey they are important, and what time of information the provide.
Sanctions and Exclusions Lists Checks are specialized searches of the government sanction databases.
Government Data Searches are specialized searches are specialized searches of domestic, international, government, law enforcement and regulatory databases that store information on individuals who are on a criminal list or prohibited in certain industries such as finance and healthcare. These searches can include specific datasets or exclusion lists and may be reported wholly or individually.
Many industries, such as transportation, healthcare, and financial services, have special regulatory or statutory requirements for which background check services must be run to remain compliant. These searches are used to identify individuals who are prohibited from certain activities and industries.
Orange Tree's Sanctions and Exclusions Lists Services
Orange Tree provides individual and combined exclusion list checks for a range of positions and industries.
Examples of individual exclusion lists are:
Office of Inspector General List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (OIG)
The List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE) is a database of individuals that are not allowed to receive payment by specified federal healthcare programs (including but not limited to Medicare and Medicaid). This list is maintained by US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG).
This list will uncover if your candidate is excluded or sanctioned due to:
- Program-related fraud
- Patient abuse
- Some licensing board actions
- Default on Health Education Assistance loans
- And more.
General Services Administration Excluded Parties List (GSA)
The Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) is a single comprehensive list of individuals excluded by federal government agencies from receiving federal contracts or federally approved subcontracts, and from certain types of federal financial and non-financial assistance benefits. The EPLS is maintained by the System for Award Management (SAM) site of the federal government.
Examples of combined exclusion lists offered by Orange Tree are:
Global Terrorist Watch
The Global Terrorist Watch services searches for individuals on a proprietary database of more than 60 national and international watch lists, including but not limited to: terrorist and suspected terrorist watch lists, denied, debarred and blocked parties lists, wanted, fugitive and known criminal lists, and sanction and exclusion lists.
- Includes: OIG, FDA, OFAC, and GSA
The World Watch services searches for individuals on a proprietary database of more than 1400 national and international watch lists, including but not limited to: terrorist and suspected terrorist watch lists, denied, debarred and blocked parties lists, wanted, fugitive and known criminal lists, and sanction and exclusion lists.
Orange Tree's Sanctions and Exclusions Lists Process
Orange Tree performs a search of the applicable database using the current name and AKA/ Alias names (if applicable).
Understanding the Sanctions and Exclusions List Results
This search will provide an overall result and status, and if a record is located the background check report may include the following information:
- Which list the record was found on.
- Whether the record was regarding a suspension, debarment or other exclusion.
- The event date.
- The federal agency responsible for the event.
- The identifiers used to confirm the record.