As seen in Becker’s Hospital Review: Interview with Scott Friesen, Newport Credentialing’s CEO
Credentialing is critical for hospitals and health systems, as it validates a provider’s qualifications, board certifications, work history and references.
The term usually comprises two separate processes. One, called privileging, involves approving an individual provider to perform a specific procedure or specific set of privileges. The other, provider enrollment, ensures providers are enrolled with all of their organization’s insurance plans, so they receive correct payment.
The credentialing process is a major hurdle for hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician offices. The process can cause significant delays in getting new clinical staff onboard and reimbursed for the services rendered.
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