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(09) Credentialing – Universal Provider Datasource

Description:

The CAQH Universal Provider Datasource (UPD) is the trusted source and industry standard for collecting provider data used in credentialing, claims processing, quality assurance, emergency response, member services and more. By streamlining data collection electronically, UPD is reducing duplicative paperwork and millions of dollars of annual administrative costs for one million physicians and other health professionals, as well as over 650 participating health plans, hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Toolkit:

Billing for Clinical Services

Keyword Area:

Billing, Credentialing, Immunization

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

CAQH

Submitted:

08/17/2012

Modified:

07/15/2013

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