Topic: Medical Credentialing
A federal judge has dismissed an antitrust lawsuit brought by four doctors against one maintenance of certification program.
Physicians certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine will soon have a new option that takes some of the pain out of MOC.
A major new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found no link between autism and the MMR vaccine.
A federal watchdog says the VA needs to tighten its credentialing after veterans were seen by providers disqualified from delivering patient care.
The square-peg-in-a-round-hole analogy can easily be used to describe the process in which insurance payers manage provider credentialing.
Most doctors have doubts about the value of maintenance of certification (MOC) programs, and they now have the chance to be heard.
The acquisition of PokitDok bolsters Change Healthcare's blockchain focus as payers and providers have shown an interest in the technology.
An Anthem subsidiary is also involved in the new pilot to shave time off the credentialing process.
A survey of 515 U.S. physicians found that almost 55% of respondents want to see controversial maintenance of certification requirements revoked.
PwC's Grainne McNamara says supply chain management is one "killer use case" for blockchain in healthcare.