Credentialing & Privileging

Credentialing & Privileging Articles by Topic: CMS

Download a free crosswalk comparing 2004 and 2008 CoP medical staff standards

  • Credentialing & Verification Update, Issue 36, December 9, 2008

    To help medical staff professionals better understand the 2008 updates to the Centers for Medicare...

NIAHO is the frontier of accreditation standards

  • Credentialing Resource Center, Issue 12, December 1, 2008

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) granted deeming authority to...

Ask the expert: What is CMS's reimbursement policy for Bariatric surgery?

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 44, November 20, 2008

    When a practitioner makes a privileging request in order to use a new technology or procedure, the...

Change is in the air with DNV's deeming status official

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 43, November 13, 2008

    Sally J. Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS, is a consultant with The Greeley Company, a division of HCPro...

CMS conditionally approves The Joint Commission

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 41, October 30, 2008

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) conditionally approved The Joint...

Q&A: Do CMS and Joint Commission standards ever vary?

  • Credentialing & Verification Update, Issue 27, October 7, 2008

    Yes. One example of a topic where Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare and Medicaide Services...

Offer practitioners a friendly reminder to update NPI records

  • Credentialing & Verification Update, Issue 25, September 30, 2008

    Physicians and non-physician practitioners are responsible for keeping their National Provider...

CMS's Hospital Compare Web site adds more data

  • Credentialing Resource Center Insider, Issue 35, September 11, 2008

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) enhanced its Hospital Compare Web site to...