Understanding CMS Credentialing & Privileging Requirements

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Provided by MHA Center for Education

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
10 - 11:30 a.m.


Register before Friday, April 21, to ensure delivery of instructional materials.

MHA members — $225
Nonmembers — $275

The webinar registration fee is for one phone line connection. Additional phone line connections each will be charged a registration fee. Multiple participants on the same connection is encouraged. Get more value by inviting colleagues to join you!

This webinar is being offered at a reduced registration fee to MHA-member hospitals because of a contribution from MHA Management Services Corporation.


CEOs, CMOs, credentialing professionals, medical services professionals, medical staff leaders, department chiefs, credentials committee members, medical executive committee members, medical directors, quality assurance/performance improvement directors

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services routinely publishes changes to its regulations for facilities that wish to participate in its programs. This webinar will cover the requirements and discuss what CMS expects when surveying for compliance with credentialing and privileging of physicians and other practitioners.


  • discuss CMS regulations for the medical staff and provider credentialing and privileging
  • determine bylaws, credentialing and privileging processes required to be in compliance with CMS regulations


Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS
Lebanon, Ill.

Kathy Matzka has authored several books related to medical staff services. For the past eight years, she has been the contributing editor for the credentialing industry’s premier credentialing publication, The Credentials Verification Desk Reference, and recently, its companion website.

Matzka is a highly-regarded industry speaker. She has developed and presented numerous programs for professional associations, hospitals and hospital associations on a wide range of topics, including provider credentialing and privileging, medical staff meeting management, peer review, negligent credentialing, provider competency and accreditation standards.