VerifPoint, now known as Vālenz® VPoint™, is part of the Valenz Healthcare Ecosystem Optimization Platform. VPoint is an NCQA and URAC compliant provider credentialing and monitoring solution that offers effective, diligent credential verification for health systems, hospitals, providers and health plans to ensure quality of care for patients and members. VPoint provides primary source verification that meets industry and regulatory standards such as NCQA, TJC, URAC, CMS, and AAAHC. VPoint offers easy and customizable credentialing solutions to dental, vision, medical and therapy professionals. Learn more on the Valenz website.
Credentialing | Re-Credentialing
The process through which an organization (e.g., a hospital, insurance network, clinical practice, or physician group) decides whether a candidate is qualified to render acceptable quality of care to patients. Credentialing focuses on the collection and verification of information. In order to make sure you are enrolled and credentialed properly it is important to understand the difference between the two.
OIG Exclusion & CMS Monitoring
The federal mandate states, ” if you are terminated in one state Medicaid, you are terminated in all states.”
Generally speaking, according to OIG and CMS it is your duty to make a monthly routine check about your employees and vendors. An excluded provider can be charged as high as $10,000 per item claimed per day by CMS when you submit a bill to them.