The 2019 Credentialing Resource Center Symposium

February 26 - 28, 2019
MGM Grand, Las Vegas

Registration now open!

Dynamic training, first-class faculty, and unmatched networking make the 2019 CRC Symposium the leading professional event for MSPs, medical staff leaders, and quality directors.


The 2019 CRC Symposium delivers three days of engaging education and training to MSPs, medical staff leaders, and quality directors in credentialing environments spanning the care continuum. Top industry experts impart fresh insight and actionable strategies for developing and sustaining effective credentialing, privileging, competence assessment, and medical staff governance processes amid constant changes to healthcare service delivery and reimbursement.

Whether you’re a newly minted professional or an industry veteran, a symposium regular or a first-time attendee, you won’t want to miss out on the industry’s premier credentialing event. New for 2019, an expanded speaker lineup features celebrated experts and in-the-trenches MSPs and medical staff leaders eager to share their success stories and practical application pointers. Plus, flexible session tracks allow attendees to custom-fit their training trajectories to their career focuses and experience levels.

The symposium’s unique emphasis on interactive discussion and collaborative problem solving empowers attendees with different professional vantage points to work together to achieve excellence in credentialing, privileging, and competence assessment. Healthcare organizations send their medical staff services and leadership teams to learn concrete strategies for streamlining key processes and fostering interdepartmental cohesion.

Need help convincing your organization to let you attend? Download our justification letter to build your case!

Hot Topics 

  • The essentials of advanced practice professionals
  • Provider enrollment
  • Privileging and peer review in ambulatory settings
  • Low-volume providers
  • The physician leader’s role in credentialing integration
  • Improving CVO function
  • Aging physicians
  • Measuring team performance vs. individual performance
  • Unifying medical staffs in a health system
  • Telemedicine credentialing by proxy
  • Delegated credentialing
  • Improving payer approvals
  • Becoming a medical staff leader or physician executive

Who Should Attend 

  • Medical staff coordinators and professionals 
  • Medical staff services directors and managers 
  • Credentialing professionals 
  • Medical staff leaders 
  • Medical staff committee members 
  • Quality directors and managers 
  • Chief medical officers and vice presidents of medical affairs 

Learning Objectives

  • Custom-fit scopes of practice, OPPE, FPPE, and related medical staff processes for advanced practice professionals
  • Develop peer review processes for the ambulatory setting
  • Identify the resources, steps, and stakeholders necessary to launch and sustain a successful medical staff services/credentialing customer service program 
  • Leverage quality software, Lean Six Sigma principles, and other 21st century tools to build a robust, meaningful, and compliant OPPE and FPPE program
  • Develop full-bodied clinical indicators that promote patient safety, satisfaction, and quality care
  • Identify the requirements of CMS and accreditors for delineating APP privileges 
  • Describe payer credentialing requirements under CMS and NCQA
  • Discuss the impact of payer credentialing processes on enrollment
  • Identify the benefits of attaining delegation with payers
  • Outline your role in preparing for and participating in a fair hearing
  • Identify the benefits of creating a unified medical staff
  • Determine how to interpret statements given by peer references
  • Prepare to take on a medical staff leader or physician executive role

Want to see highlights from the 2018 CRC Symposium? Check out our photo album here.

Photography Disclaimer
From time to time, CRC/HCPro or its contractors record, photograph, and/or stream the various aspects and activities of the CRC Symposium for both archival and promotional purposes. By attending the CRC Symposium, attendees give CRC/HCPro and its contractors permission to use any attendee’s voice and image in any such archival or promotional recording, photograph, or streaming activity without any compensation or credit to the attendee.