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Keeping an Eye on Organizational Risks

Posted by Annette Kiser on Aug 26, 2019 12:53:07 PM

Compliance – that’s a word that causes many people in all types of industry to flinch. But in today’s heavily regulated healthcare world, it is a word that we need to be using more often. Hospice, in particular, is receiving a great deal of scrutiny with the recent release of two Office of Inspector General (OIG) reports:
(Click on the following to review reports) Hospice Deficiencies and OIG Safeguards.

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Topics: Compliance, Risk Management

Understanding Credentialing Services

Posted by Dottie Love on Jun 12, 2019 11:38:27 AM

Credentialing is a loaded term.  It means different things to different people.  If 10 different people were asked, "What is credentialing?"  we would get 10 different answers.  It is often used to describe provider credentials verifications, facility privileging and payer enrollment.  And yes, these do describe a portion of what credentialing entails.

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Topics: Credentialing, Compliance, Patient Safety