symplr Webcast Examines Both Payor Credentialing and Provider Enrollment As Key to Credentialing Programs

HOUSTON - OCT. 11, 2016symplr®, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, today announced their upcoming webcast “Payor Credentialing and Provider Enrollment: Two Sides of the Same Coin.” Part of the symplr Education Series focused on Provider Management, the webcast will air on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at 12 p.m. CT/1 p.m. ET. Register here.

Speaker Amy Niehaus, CPMSM, CPCS, MBA, is a consultant for The Greeley Company, Inc. with more than 25 years experience in credentialing and privileging. In this NAMSS-certified webcast, she will discuss both sides of the credentialing process - payor credentialing and provider enrollment - in the third-party payor world. Niehaus will also educate attendees on how understanding a health plans requirements under NCQA can help the provider organization develop an efficient enrollment process for its employed healthcare practitioners and consider the option of achieving delegation status.

“The process of credentialing involves multiple constituents and individual processes making it a complex system,” said Patrick Birmingham, Senior Vice President of symplr. “Amy Niehaus has extensive experience working with medical staff and leaders to institute effective credentialing processes that not only reduce time, cost, and improve revenue cycle, but also lend directly to increasing patient safety. This webcast will benefit healthcare organizations at any stage in their credentialing program’s life - whether the initial development or seeking to gain NCQA delegation status.”         

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About Amy Niehaus, CPMSM, CPCS, MBA

Amy Niehaus, CPMSM, CPCS, MBA, is a Consultant for The Greeley Company, Inc., in Danvers, MA. She brings more than 25 years of credentialing and privileging experience to her work with medical staff leaders and medical services professionals. Niehaus advises clients in the areas of accreditation, regulatory compliance, credentialing, process simplification and re-design, CVO development, credentialing technology, delegation and provides leadership and development training for medical staff leaders and medical services professionals. 

Niehaus has worked in multiple healthcare environments throughout her career, including acute care hospitals and health systems, credentials verification organizations and managed care/health plans. Niehaus has been certified by the National Association of Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) as a CPMSM since 1992 and as a CPCS since 2002.

About symplr

Founded in 2006, symplr is an industry leader in compliance and credentialing Software as a Service solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. symplr has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. For more information or to contact symplr, visit or (866) 373-9725.

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