CVO credentialing refers to the use of a Credentials Verification Organization to perform medical credentialing on behalf of a healthcare practice or organization. The CVO verifies a provider’s credentials by obtaining primary source verification of a provider's qualifications on the organization’s behalf. Upon verification, a provider may then enroll in payers' health plans so that the healthcare organization can be reimbursed for services. Credentialing healthcare providers can include verification of their license, education, medical training, work experience, and other qualifications that confirm their status. The CVO acquires documents from the primary source such as state licensing boards, educational institutions, and exclusion lists and does not accept self-reported data for these requirements....

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