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Social Security Death Master File and LEIE Monitoring

Medical Provider Resources recognizes the need to meet federal and state regulations as they pertain to basic credentialing and monitoring functions. The Social Security Death Master File is a computer database file made available by the United States Social Security … Continue reading

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Professional References

Professional references are required to meet health care facility licensing and accreditation standards. Participating facilities rely on MPR to obtain three professional references in completing an initial appointment application. Many participating facilities require one professional reference at the time of … Continue reading

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Continuous Query Through the National Pratitioner Data Bank

The National Practitioner Data Bank was introduced in response to the National Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986.  It was first designed as a central clearinghouse of information mandated to be accessed when granting privileges and every two years … Continue reading

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Required Documents (Part 1) Why are they important?

If you complete an MPR initial appointment application you will find a list of required documents.   I am often asked, “Why do you request these documents?”. I think this question is worth exploring. Current Curriculum Vitae: Commonly referred to as … Continue reading

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The Three C’s of Credentialing

I am often asked the question…what is credentialing?  I always have a one-word answer.  Verification.  But what do we verify and why?  That’s a better question.  Why do we credential providers?  Now, that will take a blog entry to explain … Continue reading

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