Interested in exploring whether outsourcing medical staff operations is an option for one, some, or all of your medical staff operations challenges? Here’s a one-pager on common challenges and Greeley’s Credence solutions.
A well-structured, adaptable medical staff services department (MSSD) can make a real difference in today’s changing healthcare landscape. Mergers and acquisitions continue at a rapid pace, regulatory challenges are increasing, and payment models are evolving, all of which make the credentialing, privileging, and enrollment functions of the MSSD crucial. Increasingly, MSSDs are being tasked with… [Read More]
In this new article published in Becker’s Hospital Review, Amy Niehaus presents three areas CFOs and Revenue Cycle professionals need to explore. By reading “Reclaiming Revenue: A Found-Money Trifecta in Credentialing, Privileging and Enrollment,” you will see that, yes, there is revenue rattling around in the medical staff services department (MSSD). It’s time to reclaim it! … [Read More]
10/19/2017 – Physicians: So, you’re joining a system…Systems: Physician Engagement “issues”…All: Maybe Contract Negotiations Should Look More Like Marriage Than Divorce?
In this session, everyone comes to the table and Greeley CMO Rick Sheff, MD, lays out an approach that can help physicians and systems come to agreements faster, while preserving productive and rewarding working relationships going forward. Register Now!
The Greeley Company invites you to download a complimentary copy of The Case for Simplification: How Hospitals Can Get Clinicians Back to the Bedside, recently published in Becker’s Hospital Review. This article includes…
Physician peer review is an essential component of high-quality healthcare. But peer review in most organizations today results only in going through the motions to meet regulatory requirements without getting real value. Healthcare organizations can’t afford to do anything today that doesn’t contribute to the value chain. In this Q&A, Rick Sheff, MD, chief medical… [Read More]
As someone who manages or oversees provider credentialing and payer enrollment for your hospital or healthcare organization, you understand the value of maintaining efficient processes across departments to save time, reduce costs and ensure providers are granted privileges as quickly as possible. Health plans (also known as managed care organizations) strive for similar goals. Understanding the payers’ specific accreditation and regulatory requirements can help you and your team of medical services professionals further ensure timely processing of provider applications. This white paper will explore: the processes payers conduct to evaluate and enroll healthcare providers; common challenges in provider enrollment and how to solve them; and tips and techniques to achieve delegated credentialing.
While it’s not something any hospital wants to acknowledge, the threat of receiving a CMS Statement of Deficiencies (CMS Form 2567) with Notice of Immediate Jeopardy or Notice of Termination is a reality. Hundreds of hospitals receive such notice every year. Because hospitals must be in compliance with all CoPs to continue participation in the Medicare… [Read More]
There are several reasons why a commercial payer, such as a managed care organization or health plan, may consider delegating all or part of its credentialing activities to qualified business partners such as IPAs, PHOs, CVOs, medical societies, even other health plans. However, a growing trend observed by The Greeley Company is for hospitals and… [Read More]
The Greeley Company has served administrative and clinical teams in more than 700 healthcare organizations nationwide within the past three years—including hundreds of credentialing and privileging-related projects. Our consultants also present at national and regional conferences and seminars throughout each year, serve as subject matter experts for various publications, and author dozens of resources including articles,… [Read More]