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By now you should have received an email with login information to the nCred Portal located at https://portal.nationalcredentialing.com. If not, please email support@nationalcredentialing.com or call our office at 423.443.4525 to speak with our support staff. The...

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Texas Medicaid To Improve Provider Enrollment Process

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announced that it is undertaking an update to its provider enrollment system. HHSC has selected a vendor to design and implement a new provider management and enrollment system for the state's Medicaid program. The...

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Medicare Application Fee for CY 2019

CMS announced the application fee for calendar year (CY) 2019 will be $586 for institutional providers that are initially enrolling in the Medicare or Medicaid program or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP); revalidating their Medicare, Medicaid, or CHIP...

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Medicare Provider Enrollment – What is PECOS?

Medicare Provider Enrollment There are two ways to enroll with the Medicare program.  First, complete the appropriate Medicare paper applications, or second, use the Medicare Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS).  This article focuses on provider...

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Payer Enrollment – The 1st Step In The Revenue Cycle

Payer enrollment services help healthcare organizations to unravel the complex process of credentialing providers and enrolling them in payer networks. Payer enrollment is the process of a provider joining a health insurance plan’s network. The process includes...

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New To Private Practice and Insurance Billing?

Private Practice and Insurance Credentialing Healthcare providers venturing out into private practice often are unsure about how to establish their procedures for billing third party networks for services.  The process of billing and reimbursement is referred to as...

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How long does credentialing take

Insurance Credentialing Timeline The most often asked question when speaking with a healthcare provider about insurance credentialing is, “How long does it take to get credentialed?”.  This is a difficult question to answer because the turn around times of carriers...

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2018 Medicare Application Fee

CMS has announced the CY 2018 application fee for institutional providers enrolling with Medicare, Medicaid, or Children's Health Insurance Program.  The fee will be $569 representing a slight increase from 2017.  This fee is required for all institutional submission...

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Tricare Merges Regions for 2018

Tricare Provider Enrollment There are some changes to the Tricare program effective January 1, 2018 that affect the provider enrollment process.  The new "East Region" merges the current north and south regions to make a new singular region.  The U.S. Department of...

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