Credentialing a new provider is a tedious and slow process in which every false step or delay can cost you money. And alas, the move from paper to electronics has done little to expedite or dummy-proof the process. Follow these tips— all learned the hard way by yours truly—to expedite the credentialing of a new provider.
Lucien W. Roberts, III, MHA, FACMPE, is administrator of Gastrointestinal Specialists, Inc., a 27-provider private practice in Central Virginia. He may be reached at [email protected].