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Medical Provider Credentialing 101

Medical Provider Credentialing 101

While medical credentialing might be considered a modern concept, credentialing dates as far back as the practice of medicine itself. The first documentation of medical credentialing can be traced to 1000 BC by the ancient Persian, Zoroaster, in which physician...

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How to Be Removed from the OIG Exclusion List

How to Be Removed from the OIG Exclusion List

Federal payments for healthcare services account for 28% of all healthcare spending in the United States. Payments from Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, CHIP, and other federal programs are a significant source of funds for nearly every healthcare organization and...

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Five Ways Payers Can Improve Provider Responsiveness

Five Ways Payers Can Improve Provider Responsiveness

By Scott Alsup Consider partnering with a Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) to save time and expedite your provider credentialing. It can be difficult for health plans to complete provider credentialing without the help of a CVO. As the largest CVO in the...

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Ensuring Provider Directory Compliance With H.R. 133

Ensuring Provider Directory Compliance With H.R. 133

By Donald Potts and Donovan Schwartz If you have a provider directory, you probably know about the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (aka H.R. 133). Passed last December, the Act requires group health plans and health insurance issuers to improve the...

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Verisys Named Best Companies to Work for

Verisys Named Best Companies to Work for

Anonymous employee-based surveys reviewed by Utah Business magazine editors tell the story of Verisys as one of the 2021 Best Companies to Work for in Utah Verisys Corporation, a credentials verification organization to the healthcare sector serving some of the...

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How to Maximize Virtual Data Lakes

How to Maximize Virtual Data Lakes

By Kevin Kautz Before we jump into virtual data lakes, let’s consider the promise and shortcomings of data lakes in general, and distinguish physical data lakes from virtual ones. A data lake provides a consolidated view and single access point for analytical...

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What Is CVO Credentialing?

What Is CVO Credentialing?

CVO credentialing refers to the use of a Credentials Verification Organization to perform medical credentialing on behalf of a healthcare practice or organization. A CVO verifies a provider’s credentials by obtaining primary source verification of a provider’s...

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Healthcare Credentialing Documents Checklist

Healthcare Credentialing Documents Checklist

Hiring a new practitioner is a complex process for healthcare entities. Although onboarding processes vary from one organization to another, every provider should have a clear idea of what steps need to be followed; after all, healthcare best practices don’t happen by...

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What Is Hospital Credentialing?

What Is Hospital Credentialing?

Hospital credentialing, sometimes referred to as healthcare credentialing, is the process of verifying that a provider is qualified to provide medical services. Although credentialing can be expensive and time-consuming, it is legally required and ensures quality and...

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