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Credentialing | Payer enrollment management

7 Urban Myths of Provider Credentialing & Enrollment

By: Maureen Clarke
October 28th, 2020

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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Visitor Management

Creating a Visitor Policy that Reflects Your Facility’s Access Needs

By: Katie Senters
October 23rd, 2020

Is your health system allowing visitors again after a recent COVID-19 pandemic lockdown?

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Visitor Management | CMS | long-term care

CMS Guidance on Visitors in Long-Term Care Facilities

By: Katie Senters
October 21st, 2020

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.

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Quality data | Quality and patient satisfaction | CMS Star Ratings

What's In the Stars for Managed Care?

By: Joni Orand
October 14th, 2020

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?

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Cloud Technology | Provider Credentialing | provider data management

Lessons Learned: Ready Your Provider Data Management for the Next Crisis

By: Maureen Clarke
October 7th, 2020

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.

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supply chain | Healthcare Supply Chain

Celebrate Healthcare’s Silent Heroes

By: Katie Senters
October 2nd, 2020

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.

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