NAMSS works tireless to address and provide regulatory updates, healthcare news, and legislation that affect the medical staff and credentialing industry. Below you will find a variety of information, publications, resources and comments that bring these issues to light and provide insight into our organization’s positions on these topics.
Position Statements - NAMSS Position Statements reflect concrete applications of the Association's Code of Ethics, overarching Strategic Goals, and reflect the best interest of NAMSS' members and industry partners.
NAMSS Advocacy (Government/Legislative) – View a history of NAMSS’ statements regarding changes to our industry that affect NAMSS and its members.
Media - Read about NAMSS' presence in the media and view our association's press releases.
NAMSS' Ideal Credentialing Standards - NAMSS has identified and vetted the essential data elements to recognize where standardization would create a more efficient and effective process. NAMSS’ assessment includes a thorough review of the current hospital credentialing system to identify efficiencies and deficiencies.
NAMSS' Payer Credentialing Roundtable Report - NAMSS has identified and vetted the essential data elements to recognize where standardization would create a more efficient and effective process. NAMSS’ assessment includes a thorough review of the current payer credentialing system to identify efficiencies and deficiencies.
NAMSS' Real Reform through Positive Disruption Roundtable - The National Association Medical Staff Services’ (NAMSS) “Real Reform through Positive Disruption” 2016 Roundtable focused on enacting meaningful, impactful change in the health care provider credentialing and licensure processes. To continue the facilitation of these important discussions, NAMSS will be establishing work groups of roundtable participants and other industry leaders for each of the four areas of discussion: the Verification of Graduate Medical Education Training Form, the Model Credentialing Application, the Recredentialing and Reappointment processes, and the Criminal Background Check process.
NAMSS Gateway – Read archived issues of NAMSS Gateway, our monthly email communication containing both association news and an abundance of healthcare-related articles that highlight issues relevant to our industry.
Synergy (Member Login Required) - Synergy, the official electronic magazine of NAMSS, provides information that directly impacts today’s medical services professional. Published six times a year, Synergy is the source MSPs go to when searching for best practices and tools that will help them in their jobs. NAMSS members and experts in the field write Synergy articles that address the challenges members face in the healthcare environment, including legal matters and applications of processes.
NAMSS Blog – Read and subscribe to the NAMSS Blog. The Blog highlights industry issues from the perspective of NAMSS Subject Matter Experts.