Appriss Insights Blog

The pandemic in our prisons: Appriss study looks at the impact of COVID-19 on jail populations

Jails and prisons across the nation have represented some of the most significant COVID-19 outbreaks to date, according to Poynter. In response, public officials have worked to depopulate jails through early release and reduced bookings, but the.

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Mitigating screening bias on underserved communities: Key takeaways from a Neeyamo 'Rise Above' 2020 panel discussion

As communities across the country have been enmeshed in public demonstrations focused on social justice and equality, the issue of racial bias in in the criminal justice system is especially germane. Both the Professional Background Screening.

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Slipping through the cracks: License revocation in the healthcare industry

According to the Occupational Employment Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 16 million people working in the healthcare industry in the United States, making it one of the largest employment sectors in the country..

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Exclusion, Termination, and the OIG

A full understanding of the healthcare screening industry depends to a large degree on properly defining key terms like exclusion, sanction, and termination. The nuances that distinguish these terms from one another are technical but important for.

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What are healthcare sanctions and exclusions and why do they matter?

Healthcare jobs account for 14% of the U.S. workforce, the second-largest employment segment in the nation. With patients’ safety at stake, organizations that deliver healthcare must ensure that the individuals they employ are properly licensed,.

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Navigating the Challenges When an Employee is Arrested

With about 157 million individuals in the U.S. workforce and 10 million Americans arrested each year, there’s a possibility that at some point, one of your employees will be arrested.

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Back to Basics: Understanding Continuous Criminal Monitoring

As part of the Professional Background Screening Association 2020 Virtual Conference, our own Brian Kelly co-presented a session with Vince Pascarella of Wholesale Screening Solutions on moving “beyond the buzzword” of criminal monitoring.   For.

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Combating Unemployment Fraud and Overpayments in the Age of COVID-19

For as long as state agencies have provided unemployment benefits to those in need, bad actors have tried to exploit these programs. Now following a surge in claims connected to COVID-19, these agencies are experiencing a drastic rise in fraud – and.

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Creating a More Complete Criminal Monitoring Solution

Like background screens, post-hire criminal monitoring programs need to be flexible to adjust to the needs of each client’s risk profile, company policies, operating jurisdictions, and regulatory environment. The foundation for effective continuous.

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Keeping Families Strong by Addressing the Complexities of Incarcerated Non-Custodial Parents

Incarcerated fathers face an uphill battle once they have been released from jail or prison. Every justice-involved person faces challenges in finding employment, stable housing, and consistent healthcare. But for the more than 700,000 incarcerated.

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The Strength of Appriss: Our Partners’ Success is Our Success

In times of uncertainty like a global pandemic or an economic downturn, it’s important to make sure your data provider is a strong collaborator who understands your mission and goals. Organizations that remain committed to their core values in the.

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