The group will leverage 2, 600 credentialed investigators to combat Medicare and Medicaid claims payment fraud and help eliminate waste, abuse and improper billing.
USIS is the largest provider of background investigations to the federal government and provides services on more than 100 contracts.
The company said it is FBI-approved as a channeling company that expedites fingerprint submission, two steps in a mandated process for high risk Medicare providers, which includes a FBI-based background check and thrid party site visit.
“USIS has investigations experience serving the needs of most government agencies, ” said Damon Hudson, USIS’ VP of investigative programs. “Our background investigation expertise and knowing how to deploy a well trained and seasoned investigator workforce to fight fraud will make a real difference in identifying potential fraud in the healthcare industry.”