Certiphi Screening is a subsidiary or Vertical screen. Certiphi Screening specializes in pre-employment screening services for the healthcare industry.
The information that Certiphi will screen for is dependent upon what the company you are applying with asks for. You will be required to give permission for a background check before one is performed. This is generally a standard part of the application process.
A background check should never be performed without your permission.
Certiphi background checks may include the following screening services:
Unfortunately, mistakes on background checks happen often. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Certiphi must make sure that the information they provide is accurate and up-to-date.
Inaccurate information on a background check is generally due to a mixed file. This is the most common mistake. Your information is mixed with the information of another individual. This often happens due to similar or same names. Mixed files are more difficult to catch when background check companies use automated systems to grab criminal history.
Luckily, you have rights under the FCRA that allow you to dispute the errors and sue for damages.
Mistakes on Certiphi background checks can be especially damaging. Even if you do not have a criminal history, a mix up with another person’s file can prevent you from getting a job and ruin your reputation in the healthcare arena. When your background check is wrong, you have the right to dispute the errors.
In the event that an employer takes adverse action against you due to the information provided in your Certiphi screening report there are requirements they must follow. The employer is required to give you a copy of the report and the contact information for Certiphi Screening. They are also required to provide you with a summary of your rights under the FCRA. If you do not receive this information from the employer you may have a case against the employer along with the background check company.
Your rights under the FCRA also give you the right to dispute errors on your Certiphi screening reports.
Certiphi Screening offers the following three ways you can dispute your reports:
You can contact Certiphi Screening consumer care at 1-800-260-1680 for visit the dispute my report page at certiphi.com.
Once you file a dispute with Certiphi Screening, they have 30 days to investigate and prove that the information they have is correct, or remove the errors.
If you lost a job, were delayed a job, or lost a promotion due to inaccurate information on a background check or credit report, you may have a case and you may be able to sue Certiphi Screening in federal court.
At Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., we understand how damaging errors on your background check can be, and how frustrating it is when your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act have been violated.
We have been fighting for people just like you for over 20 years against false reporting done by background check companies and credit reporting agencies.
The consultation is free and if you have a case, there is no out-of-pocket cost to you. We only get paid when you win.
Call us now or fill out our form for a free case review 1-877-735-8600.
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