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Variety: The Spice of Life and PCVS’ Services

They say variety is the spice of life. Who wouldn’t be interested in having an array of choices instead of just one? That’s what Professional Credential Verification Service (PCVS) brings to the health care marketplace every day – credentials verification organization (CVO) services that meet and exceed a diverse variety of client’s and their needs. […]

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Versatility and Flexibility is the Cornerstone of PCVS’s Services

Did you know not all Credentials Verification Organizations (CVOs) are created the same? It’s true. Professional Credential Verification Service (PCVS) is a national, premier dually-assessed CVO, with 25 years of industry experience providing quality credentialing services to clients. In addition, PCVS offers the widest range of customizable package and a la carte credentialing solutions in […]

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PCVS Earns Certification from NCQA

Professional Credential Verification Service, Inc. (PCVS), a national leader for its primary source credentialing verification services, announced today it has again earned Certification status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Certification is awarded to participating organizations on the basis of individual credentials elements. Organizations may be certified for all, some, or none of […]

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Credentialing: A Quality Function

Recently, a number of news reports regarding individuals posing as physicians and other clinicians have sent ripples of shock and panic throughout our communities. In many cases, patients on the receiving end of their unqualified ‘care’ endured physical and psychological harm. It’s alarming to know such individuals continue to find a way to betray the […]

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2016 Update…

After becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Michigan State Medical Society in 2015, Professional Credential Verification Service, Inc (PCVS) relocated to 1305 Abbot Road, Suite 106, East Lansing, MI 48823 and appointed the following Board members to serve as officers of PCVS: ·         Chair: S. Bobby Mukkamala, MD ·         Vice Chair: Julie L. Novak ·         President: […]

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2015 Summary

In 2015, the Physician Holding Company (PHC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Michigan State Medical Society, acquired the remaining half of Professional Credential Verification Service, Inc (PCVS) from The Doctors Company. PCVS is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of PHC. As a result, PCVS’s location will transition to 1305 Abbot Road, Suite 106, East Lansing, MI 48823 […]

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2014 Summary

2014 Summary

In 2014, Professional Credential Verification Service, Inc. (PCVS) has undergone a branding revamp. With the launch of the new PCVS website in late December, 2014, PCVS is hoping clients will find the new website to be user friendly and contain helpful information, links, and downloads. PCVS is planning to have representatives at the 2015 Annual […]

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2010 Summary

2010 Summary

In 2010, Professional Credential Verification Service (PCVS) reviewed the possibility of having CACTUS linked to its clients in order to gain efficiencies in exchanging information during the verification process. PCVS was informed by CACTUS that the cost could reach approximately $20,000, which was prohibitive to moving forward. PCVS was able to gain proxy access to […]

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2009 Summary

2009 Summary

In 2009, PCVS met various challenges, which created additional demands on staff and management outside of their normal duties. In order to regain valuable space necessary for employee seating within PCVS, as well as adherence to best practices as relates to disaster recovery, PCVS implemented an electronic back-file conversion of its files which was completed […]

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