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This webpage provides information about OIG's exclusion authority and activities. OIG has the authority to exclude individuals and entities from Federally funded health care programs for a variety of reasons, including a conviction for Medicare or Medicaid fraud.Can OIG exclude you from federal health care programs?
OIG has the authority to exclude individuals and entities from Federally funded health care programs for a variety of reasons, including a conviction for Medicare or Medicaid fraud. Those that are excluded can receive no payment from Federal healthcare programs for any items or services they furnish, order, or prescribe.What happens if a healthcare entity hires someone on the exclusion list?
If a healthcare entity hires someone who is on the list, the employer is subject to fines of $10,000 for “each item or service furnished” by someone while on the exclusion list, such as dispensing medication or providing services to patients.How do I file a complaint with HHS-OIG?
HHS-OIG’s Hotline reviews and investigates thousands of complaints each year. We recommend you review Before You Submit a Complaint to understand the type of complaints we do and do not investigate and the complaint process. Start your online complaint with HHS-OIG by selecting an option below.