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It's a government program. Did you expect it to be easy?
Your job is difficult enough without the barriers of managed care. Are you doing what you can to reduce the hassles?
The author explains the Universal Credentialing Data Source, a system developed by the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare to enable physicians to be credentialed or update their credentials by faxing or e-mailing their information to one place rather than having to send it to each insurance company they contract with.
When faced with a privileging conflict, don’t panic. Follow these tips for a well-fought battle.
How to get paid for noncredentialed physicians. Why it takes so long to get credentialed. What physicians can do in the meantime? What they can do to make it happen more quickly.