Episode 115 – ASC Podcast with John Goehle – Latest News, 2020 Election Impact, Recent Client Experiences, and Focus on Credentialing – November 8, 2020

On this Episode of the ASC Podcast with John Goehle, we discuss. The latest news and information affecting the ASC Industry, discuss the potential effects of the 2020 election, prepare for the 2021 CMS ASC/HOPD Rule, review recent experiences with centers and in our focus segment, talk about credentialing. 

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This episode sponsored by Ambulatory Healthcare Strategies

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Resources for Credentialing:

  1. Access the AMA database at  https://profiles.ama-assn.org/amaprofiles/  They provide primary source verification for physicians (ie. not CRNA’s, Podiatrists, Dentists).  
  2. For Podiatrists, access the American Board of Podiatric Medicine at https://www.abpmed.org/pages/credentialers/verification where you can perform primary source verification.  
  3. For CRNAs, access the national board at: https://portal.nbcrna.com/credential-verification to perform primary source verification.  
  4. Go to the National Practitioner Data Bank at:   http://www.npdb-hipdb.hrsa.gov/.  
  5. Check the Medicare Excluded individuals database at:  http://exclusions.oig.hhs.gov/ to make sure the practitioner has not been excluded from the Medicare program.  
  6. To Verify DEA directly go to this website: https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/webforms/validateLogin.jsp

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