Evidence on inaccurate directories piles up. It’s time to act.
“Ghost networks” of physicians and other health professionals delay patients’ access to care and can mask bigger problems. Learn more with the AMA.
Today's Red Flags: Identifying and Responding to Credentialing Complexities
Register for this credential process webinar on Feb. 1 and learn how to identify potential red flags and document appropriately the follow-up work.
How to fix the persistent inaccurate health plan directory problem
Patients use health plan directories to help choose a physician and often do not find the correct information. The AMA and CAQH outline a path forward.
Provider networks & access to care
Take action to protect patient’s access to quality care and improve transparency in provider networks.
New surprise-billing law on the way: What doctors must know
Learn what’s required of physicians and other providers and how disputes with health plans will be settled under the new No Surprises Act.
Federal action on surprise medical bills: What doctors should know
Patients will be protected from unexpected medical costs and physicians will have a process to challenge inadequate out-of-network insurance payment.
Include all credentialed physicians in hospital find-a-doctor searches
Some independently practicing physicians have been wrongly excluded. These search functions should operate in a fair, equal and unbiased fashion.
New AMA policy fills gap for hospital website inclusion standards
Standards respond to concerns that hospital websites and search functions may selectively omit some physicians.