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How Does Credentialing Impact RCM? Three Questions with Newport’s CEO Scott Friesen

As seen in Becker’s Hospital Review: Written by Kelly Gooch

Scott Friesen, CEO of Lynbrook, N.Y.- based Newport Credentialing Solutions, founded the company in 2009, after spending years in revenue cycle management and finding that provider enrollment with managed care and government insurance plans is becoming increasingly important to RCM.

As reimbursement is shifting from a fee-for-service to a value-based model, and as hospitals are embracing population health management and risk-based-contracts to meet these new payment requirements, there has been a tremendous aggregation of employed providers in the market, Mr. Friesen says. Therefore, hospitals have had to apply increased resources to make sure all of their newly employed providers are enrolled correctly with their insurance payers.
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