WEBINAR: Understanding CMS Credentialing & Privileging

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid routinely publishes changes to its regulations for facilities that wish to participate in its programs. This webinar will cover the requirements and will discuss what CMS expects to see when surveying for compliance with credentialing and privileging of physicians and other practitioners.

Understanding CMS Credentialing & Privileging Requirements for Hospitals, CAH & Medicare Advantage Organizations

Webinar Objectives:
• discuss CMS regulations for the medical staff and provider credentialing and privileging
• determine bylaws, credentialing and privileging processes required to be in compliance with CMS regulations

Target Audience: Credentialing professionals, medical services professionals, medical staff leaders, department chiefs, credentials committee members, medical executive committee members, CEOs, VPMAs, CMOs, medical directors, QA/PI Directors

Faculty: Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS

Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS is a speaker, consultant, and writer with over 20 years of experience in credentialing, privileging, and medical staff services. She holds certification by the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) in both Medical Staff Management and Provider Credentialing.

Ms. Matzka has authored a number of books related to medical staff services including both the fifth and sixth editions of the Compliance Guide to Joint Commission Medical Staff Standards , and The Medical Staff Meeting Companion Tools and Techniques for Effective Presentations. For the past eight years, she has been the contributing editor for the credentialing industry’s premier credentialing publication, The Credentials Verification Desk Reference and, recently, its companion website. The Credentialing and Privileging Desktop Reference.

Ms. Matzka is a highly-regarded industry speaker, and in this role has developed and presented numerous programs for professional associations, hospitals, and hospital associations on a wide range of topics including provider credentialing and privileging, medical staff meeting management, peer review, negligent credentialing, provider competency, and accreditation standards.

Attendance Certificate: All participants: Must attend the entire Webinar and complete a Webinar critique to receive a 1.5 Hour Attendance Certificate. Completion of offering required prior to awarding certificate.
4/27/2017 10:00 AM - 4/27/2017 11:30 AM
United States


Thursday, 27 April 2017

4/27/2017 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
4/27/2017 10:00 AM
4/27/2017 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
4/27/2017 10:00 AM

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