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In every profession, myths and fallacies based on misinformation persist year after year, until they become urban legend. Perhaps there was a kernel of truth in there somewhere, at the start. But like in the kids’ game telephone, distortion takes over, the source long blurred and unknown, and the fiction lives on. Let’s take a moment to identify and debunk some urban myths of credentialing and provider enrollment.
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The danger posed by COVID-19 has required swift and decisive action to protect the population — including the elderly, who are particularly susceptible to the virus and for whom COVID-19 poses a unique threat. Long-term care facilities — including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and rehabilitation facilities — are primarily comprised of elderly residents, and as such are especially vulnerable to COVID-19.
More than 22 million people are enrolled in The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Medicare Advantage (MA) program. Most choose a plan based on CMS’ five-star quality rating; after all, who doesn’t want the best care available?
Was the onset of COVID-19 a wake-up call for your provider data management process? Or did the pandemic validate that your disaster contingency plans held up when tested? Today, provider data management requires a coordinated strategy supported by crisis-ready technology. There are lessons to be learned on how to navigate through this pandemic and prepare for future events. Ensure that these six essential data needs are covered.
Historically, healthcare supply chain leaders’ have worked behind the scenes, silently ensuring that those on the front line have what they need to do their jobs within the walls of the hospital. In fact, to many supply chain leaders, a noiseless supply chain is a sign of success. If everything is working as planned, those who depend on supply chain don’t have to give a second thought to how they obtained the materials they need for their work. You might even say their superpower is to ensure silence.