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Medical Staff Services Overview

Medical Staff Services serves as the liaison between Medical Staff Administration and Hospital Administration. The Department is responsible for:

  • Credentialing for appointment and reappointment for all providers with clinical privileges and/or appointment to the Medical Staff or Affiliate Practitioner Staff
  • Clinical Privileging
  • Provider Enrollment for all practitioners billing through the UMass Memorial Medical Group
  • Provider Enrollment for the Managed Care Network private practitioners
  • Maintenance of Provider Information with Government Payers and Commercial Health Plans
  • Enrollment of the UMass Memorial Healthcare System hospitals with Medicare
  • Registration of physician observers and visiting physicians
  • EchoNet Provider Privileges
  • Provider Payer Status Portal
  • Echo Credentialing/Managed Care Database
  • Bylaws, Rules and Regulations
  • Management of Medical Staff Executive Committee, Credentials Committee, Affiliate Practitioner Credentials Committee
  • Tracking of Expirable Documents (license, DEA, State Controlled Registration, etc.)
  • Joint Commission Medical Staff Standards
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance Credentialing Standards

See tabs below for further information: 

Clinical Privileges
Important Links