What is FACIS Level 1,2,3 Search?
Fraud and Abuse Control Information Systems (FACIS) assists in finding out a wide array of database consisting of an unfavorable action conducted by individuals and entities from the healthcare field. The information contained in the report includes disciplinary actions taken against the individuals from exclusions and debarments to letters of reprimand and probation. There are three different search options available in FACIS which consists of the bare minimum federal requirements for a search that includes more than 800 sources in 50 states.
FACIS® Level 1 meets the federal government’s minimum requirements as outlined in the OIG’s Compliance Program Guidance and includes: OIG, GSA, DEA, FDA, PHS, ORI, TRICARE and OFAC-SDN data (federal only) and Medicare Opt-Out.
FACIS® Level 1M is the recommended baseline and minimally required compliance search for candidates employed by organizations receiving government funding. It includes: FACIS® Level 1 plus State Medicaid sanctions, 42 HEAT sources and 51 AG Notice and Release sources, and state level procurement/contractor debarment sources.
FACIS® Level 2 brings into focus a specified state and includes: FACIS® Level 1 / 1M as well as additional state-level board / source information for one specified state.
FACIS® Level 3 is the gold standard of sanction and exclusionary searches and includes: All sources included in FACIS® 1 / 1M / 2 and the sanctioning boards from all 56 U.S. jurisdictions across all provider types. This accesses more than 3,000 sources.
FACIS Database Search Services by cFIRST
cFIRST has gained expert knowledge by providing the best health care screening solutions for your contractors, temporary or traveling positions and medical employees. We run a thorough check on potential job candidates through the FACIS® database that assists us to comply with the government and high level health care contracts. Through this search we help you identify top talent by searching for sanctions on individuals associated with the healthcare fields.
Note: *FACIS® is a registered trademark of Government Management Services, Inc. (GMS).