by Debbie
(Frankfort, KY USA)

I have a background that is not a good background. My question: Are background checks done? If so, what are they looking for?

Is it up to the hiring employer? I really do not want to spend time and/or money on this if I am not qualified. As it is right now, I am not able to work in healthcare because of my background. Although it is an old charge, it is still being held against me.

The short answer is it's really up to the employer.

Larger employers like hospitals or large practices or clinics are more likely to perform background checks.

Just like in any other field, the smaller employers such as small medical practices or billing services are less likely to perform background checks. However they may ask for references for previous jobs or work.

Comments for Qualifications

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 21, 2017
by: Anonymous

it depends on what type of background is being done? sometimes it just means calling previous employers. more extensive background costs more money and could include credit history and criminal background. sometimes employers say they do background checks so that the "bad apples" don't apply and take up employers time.
you can always find a attorney that does x-spongement.
Not to many small employers do criminal background checks because very expensive.
Good luck.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your Questions.

Recent Articles

  1. Sending Info for Secondary Claim Submission from Primary EOB

    Jan 09, 18 08:52 PM

    Just starting out and need specific information on how to submit secondary claims. I understand you need EOB from primary. Do you send entire page with

    Read More

  2. Telemonitoring

    Jan 09, 18 08:36 PM

    What claim form would a Home Health Agency use to file a claim for telemonitoring? Response: We haven't had any experience billing for home health services

    Read More

  3. Best Practices for obtaining patient information to begin billing for a new client

    Jan 09, 18 08:24 PM

    We've started a medical billing service and we want to understand best practices or the different ways in which we would get the information from our billing

    Read More

Disclaimer and Privacy

All-Things-Medical-Billing.com provides this website as a service. Please read our full Disclaimer and Privacy Policy here.

Copyright 2018 All-Things-Medical-Billing.com