Professional Credential Verification Service, Inc. (PCVS) is a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) certified and Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) accredited Credentials Verification Organization (CVO). PCVS is one of only six CVOs in the nation dually assessed by both NCQA and URAC. We also strictly adhere to The Joint Commission (TJC) standards. PCVS is a non-profit corporation which provides facility credentialing, primary source verification and provider enrollment services for hospitals, physician practices, health plans, and a wide array of health care organizations.


PCVS Services


Primary source is the collection of self-reported information from health care providers on behalf of hospitals, health plans and other health care entities.

Line Item Verification

Line item verification requests can be submitted and consist of individually requested verification services that commonly include license verifications and DEA, but may be any service that PCVS provides.

Sanction Monitoring

Sanction Monitoring is the tracking of sanctions against health professionals. Sanction monitoring is done on a regular basis.

Criminal Background Checks

A criminal history background check is the review of any and all records containing any information collected and stored in the criminal record database.