Category Archives: Clients

Changes in Board Certification – Maintenance of Certification

The old adage “nothing ever stays the same” holds true for us in the field of medicine. One might argue more so than any other chosen professional field.  Maintenance of Certification (MOC) is not a new term to those in … Continue reading

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Medicare Enrollment Revocation Occurring for Providers Reasons May Catch Most By Surprise

When it comes to Medicare, no provider wants to hear revocation.  The term revocation has a direct impact on reimbursement and hence the bottom line.  In a world where federal funds are always in jeopardy, the idea of having stumbling … Continue reading

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Allied Health Providers – Changing the Dynamics of Healthcare

I’m often asked credentialing questions about allied health providers and the questions are valid because allied health providers have come onto the healthcare scene with a prominent presence.  Every state has different laws and parameters for the scope of practice … Continue reading

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MPR Expands Services with Via Christi

Medical Provider Resources entered into an agreement with Via Christi Health Systems to provide system-wide credentialing services effective Feb. 1. The new agreement means MPR will conduct primary credential verification for all providers and allied health staff seeking practice privileges … Continue reading

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MPR in the Media

Medical Provider Resources has recently been recognized in two publications, the Kansas Connections Newsletter and MD News, for their varied service lines and helping providers have more time to deliver patient care. The Kansas Connections Newsletter is a publication for … Continue reading

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What is a CME Listing and Why is it Necessary?

CME (another acronym in our credentialing world) stands for Continuing Medical Education and is used to qualify/determine current clinical competency of the provider.  Different providers require different levels of CME activity. For new physician graduates we typically get this information … Continue reading

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Required Documents (Part 2) Why are they important?

Specialty Board Certificate(s) – Several MPR participating health care facilities require board certification or eligibility to be considered for staff membership/clinical privileges.  These documents provide the basic information needed to primary source verify a provider’s specialty board certification. Line Listing … Continue reading

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Different Credentialing Models for Different Cultures

Sometimes it is hard to admit how long you’ve been doing credentialing.  For me personally, it dates back 20+ years.  Through the years, I’ve seen several credentialing models.  Some have been effective and others have failed.  Credentialing models are primarily … Continue reading

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MPR is Launching an Educational Blog Series!

Education and communication are the keys to success. I’m convinced this is a true statement and it has become a mantra in the MPR office. We often receive questions….Why do we ask for the things we ask for?  What do … Continue reading

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MPR Visits with the Great Plains Health Alliance

MPR serves many hospitals and other health care facilities from the state of Kansas.  Many of those hospitals are Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) in Kansas. I’ve enjoyed the connection with these facilities since the early 1990s.  I remember the days … Continue reading

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