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Five questions to evaluate your sex offender registry search process

Sex offender registry (SOR) searches have become a frequently-used element of background screening packages. In 2020, 70% of employers ordered sex offender registry checks on all employees (up from 61% in 2017), according to an industry survey.

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How access to real-time incarceration data helps states prevent and recover improper unemployment insurance payments

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, state audits unveiled millions of dollars in improper unemployment payments.

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The Appriss for Good Assessment: How we evaluate data use cases for public benefit

In today’s economy, organizations must constantly adapt and innovate to succeed. That’s been the case for Appriss, as we’ve evolved over 26 years from a two-person startup into a global enterprise with more than 1,000 employees in three business.

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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Paired With Expert Court Research Delivers Operational Efficiency

In a recent blog post, we illustrated how accurate and timely court research can be significantly streamlined through smart automated processes. The real court research begins after completing a comprehensive pre-screening process using pointer data.

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Utah leads the nation in preventing unemployment insurance fraud

The burden on state benefits agencies is heavier than ever in the wake of the pandemic, particularly with unemployment insurance (UI) claims. Along with skyrocketing claims came numerous reports of improper or fraudulent payments in virtually every.

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Unlocking the Power of Automation in Court Research Data

Accurate and timely court research is a critical component of any wholesale data solution for CRAs in the background screening industry. A pre-hire background check requires multiple steps – including a Social Security number trace, address history.

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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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