ANSI/NEMA SC 1-2019 Standard for Supplier Credentialing in Healthcare

On January 11, 2019, the ANSI Board of Standards Review approved the submittal for NEMA SC1 recognition as an ANSI Standard. The ANSI VC1 Canvass Committee comprised of 45 companies including providers, vendor credentialing organizations, suppliers and other interested parties worked together to create these national standards. Information on purchasing a copy of the standards will be available mid-March.

Coalition for Best Practices in Healthcare Industry Representatives

In June 2016, the Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing succeeded the Coalition for Best Practices in Healthcare Industry Representatives (the “Coalition”).  The Coalition was formed in 2012 and had been active in developing and promoting a set of best practices for credentialing representatives of health care products companies who need to gain access to health care facilities.