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How Tech & Service Transform the Credentialing Process

How Tech & Service Transform the Credentialing Process

The Challenge: Building the Optimal Credentialing Function for a New Health Plan Dana Guidera was tasked with implementing a credentialing process that would allow Provider Partners Health Plan (PPHP), a new…

These 4 Reports Help You Better Manage Your Network

These 4 Reports Help You Better Manage Your Network

We've added 4 new reports to the CredSimple platform that make staying on top of your continuously changing network easier: Turnaround time, Monthly Monitoring, Primary Source Verification and Credentialing Contacts. Turnaround…

MACRA’s Quality Payment Program: What to Expect

MACRA’s Quality Payment Program: What to Expect

Medicare is forging ahead with a payment program that links physician pay to measured quality of care. “This could be the beginning of baseball-style score cards for physicians,” says Dr.…

Increased Demand for NPs and PAs Means Increased Credentialing Demands

Increased Demand for NPs and PAs Means Increased Credentialing Demands

The increased demand for nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) is a nationwide trend that is expected to continue over the coming years. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…

25% of Provider Data Became Obsolete in 2016. Don’t Let that Happen in 2017.

25% of Provider Data Became Obsolete in 2016. Don’t Let that Happen in 2017.

Fact: Your business runs on data. That data affects your business every day. Obsolete provider data is an industry-wide problem. It’s likely that a good portion of your data is already outdated,…

CredSimple’s Streamlined Implementation: Less Work for You AND Your IT Team

CredSimple’s Streamlined Implementation: Less Work for You AND Your IT Team

Implementing new technology can seem daunting, which is why we’ve been purposeful with how we’ve built CredSimple. Our goal is to unburden the credentialing process, which why we've made implementation and…

3 Costly Ways Your Credentialing Operation Affects Your Bottom Line

3 Costly Ways Your Credentialing Operation Affects Your Bottom Line

Your provider credentialing process directly affects your organization’s bottom line in numerous ways. It’s worth considering now whether your credentialing function is a headwind or a tailwind on revenue. Here are…

How to Get Rid of the Credentialing Black Box: Make Status Updates Easy

How to Get Rid of the Credentialing Black Box: Make Status Updates Easy

Why is Jessica so Frustrated? Jessica is a busy credentialing coordinator who has been in her role for 5 years. Today, she arrives at her desk to voicemails and emails…

1 Simple Tip to Improve Recredentialing Efficiency

1 Simple Tip to Improve Recredentialing Efficiency

With so many moving parts, hospitals — or any other clinical care organizations that employ or work with healthcare providers — must decrease any roadblocks to compliance and revenue cycles.…

2 Simple Bylaw and Policy Changes Could Alleviate Your Credentialing Roadblocks

2 Simple Bylaw and Policy Changes Could Alleviate Your Credentialing Roadblocks

We work with a number of health plans and we’ve learned a few tricks that can help reduce provider credentialing turnaround time. Reduced turnaround times increase provider goodwill, help operations…