Online Searchable Database
The Online Searchable Database enables users to enter the name of an individual or entity and determine whether they are currently excluded. If a name match is made, the database can verify the match using a Social Security Number or Employer Identification Number.Read More
LEIE Downloadable Databases
The Downloadable Data File enables users to download the entire List of Excluded Individuals and Entities to a personal computer.Read More
Monthly Supplement Archive
Supplemental exclusion and reinstatement files are posted monthly on the OIG website so users can merge these files with a version of the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities that is stored on their computer.Read More
Check these tips before performing a search using the online or downloadable List of Excluded Individuals and Entities database.Read More
OIG has the authority to exclude individuals and entities from Federally funded health care programs and maintains the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE). Anyone who hires an individual or entity on the LEIE may be subject to civil monetary penalties.Read More
Applying for Reinstatement
Reinstatement of excluded entities and individuals is not automatic once the period of exclusion ends. Those wishing to again participate in the Medicare, Medicaid, and any Federal health care program must apply for reinstatement and receive notice from OIG that reinstatement has been granted.Read More
Frequently Asked Questions
Have a question about Exclusions? Check out common questions to see if your question - and the answer - is listed here.Read More
Contact the Exclusions Program
The Exclusions Staff is available to answer questions regarding the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities. Please review the FAQs before contacting the OIG.Read More
Special Advisory Bulletin and Other Guidance
The Inspector General has issued a Special Advisory Bulletin and other guidance related to the Exclusions program.Read More
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