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Corra Group Adds Monthly Monitoring Packages for Healthcare Sanctions Background Checks

Tue, March 28th, 2017 - 9:09 am - By Gordon Basichis

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Corra Group is now offering exclusively the Verisys FACIS Monthly Monitoring Healthcare products at competitive pricing. Verisys through its FACIS and other services maintains the largest healthcare database of primary source sanctions, Exclusions, Debarments, License restrictions and Disciplinary actions.

“We are delighted to be able to offer these various products to our healthcare clients who need to conduct background checks to monitor their nurses and other medical practitioners on a regular basis,” said Corra Group Co-Founder, Gordon Basichis. “We have a close and enduring relationship with Verisys, which gives us a comprehensive understanding of their products and monitoring system. This is so important to our healthcare clients. Because, depending on the compliance mandates, some of our clients are required to monitor their staff on a regular monthly basis.”

“These products are certified and accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), The American Hospital Association (AHA), and URAQ,” said Basichis. “Pricing to monitor sanctions or licenses is based on volume.”

For the complete PR Release please click on this link

Editorial–Legislators should stop mandating how Uber conducts background checks

Fri, March 10th, 2017 - 9:33 am - By Gordon Basichis

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Interesting editorial piece in today’s published website, The Hill.  We thought some may be interested.

Legislators should stop mandating how Uber conducts background checks

After several years of tumultuous debate, the big questions surrounding the basic legality of ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber have essentially been resolved. In most major American cities, we now are free to pull out our smartphones and summon a ride to karaoke night without much hindrance.

But there are still some looming issues in state and local transportation policy, particularly over whether ridesharing companies should be required to run their drivers through federal fingerprint background checks before hiring them. In just the last year, we’ve seen heated debates over this question in AustinHoustonBostonMaryland and New York. The latest battleground is Connecticut, where the state legislature faces calls from the taxi and limousine commissions to include mandatory fingerprinting as part of a larger ridesharing regulation bill.

For the complete article, please click on this link.

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