Category: General Credentialing

The Force Awakens: The Next Chapter in Credentialing Lessons

The Force Awakens: The Next Chapter in Credentialing Lessons

Today marks the long-awaited next chapter in science fiction with the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The names Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia shaped countless childhoods…

Bad provider data is costly: Are you ready for the new CMS regulations?

Bad provider data is costly: Are you ready for the new CMS regulations?

Because Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California had inaccurate data in their provider directories, they overstated their physician networks during the Affordable Care Act coverage rollout in 2014.…

Client Profile: How CredSimple helps AristaMD meet company mission

Client Profile: How CredSimple helps AristaMD meet company mission

CredSimple helps our clients meet their company missions. For AristaMD, that mission is fixing the problem of unnecessary doctor appointments. Did you know that five out of every eight patients…

Credentialing, enrollments and delays. Oh my.

Credentialing, enrollments and delays. Oh my.

This post originally appeared on Pulse. All healthcare organizations—including group practices, ASCs, IPAs, ACOs, patient-centered medical homes and even telehealth companies—are under tremendous pressure to improve operations and maximize efficiency. Two…

The Doctor Can See You Now: An Interview with Dr. Fanning

The Doctor Can See You Now: An Interview with Dr. Fanning

The Doctor Can See You Now is our new blog series in which we will post credentialing experiences and opinions from doctors’ perspectives. After all, the credentialing process affects doctors…

Washington State Hospital Association: An Advocate for Innovation

Washington State Hospital Association: An Advocate for Innovation

Meet one of our newest partners: Washington State Hospital Association. WSHA is a healthcare leader, advocating for its members and helping them meet their goals of enhancing public health, improving…

Attn: Telehealth Startups! Credentialing Differentiates Your Services

Attn: Telehealth Startups! Credentialing Differentiates Your Services

CredSimple recently learned something rather alarming. Some telehealth startup companies are putting off implementing a robust, systematic, NCQA-level credentialing process because they’ve not justified a budget for it. What if…

4 Credentialing Lessons From a Cat

4 Credentialing Lessons From a Cat

Cats always seem to know more than they let on. For today's blog post, we look to our feline friends to see what we can learn about the credentialing process.…

5 Tips Credentialing Departments Should Read Before Going Paperless

5 Tips Credentialing Departments Should Read Before Going Paperless

Once having paper copies filed away in an alphabetized filing cabinet brought a feeling of security to an office. If you needed to check your records, you could physically track…

3 Lessons Credentialing Departments Can Learn from Lean Manufacturing

3 Lessons Credentialing Departments Can Learn from Lean Manufacturing

Survival of the leanest has been a rule of thumb in manufacturing for decades. So it stands to reason that manufacturing has something to teach us in the credentialing department…