FAQ Category: ProcedureChargers

I received a credentialing packet to join Specialty Hospital’s medical staff, but why do I have to go through the process if I am already on the medical staff at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus?

Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey is a separate hospital and must independently credential its physicians under federal and state regulations. We have entered into agreements with the medical staff office of our host hospital to help provide us with documentation needed to streamline the credentialing process. We understand that credentialing can be a tedious and …

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What have you done to minimize any inconveniences or problems that may arise from seeing patients in a separate hospital-within-a-hospital?

From its inception, Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey has been sensitive to this concern and has created an environment that replicates the “look and feel” of seeing patients at its host hospital. As such, results from lab and radiology tests and other studies are easily accessible through the host hospital’s clinical information system. Dictations are …

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Pricing transparency

Effective January 1, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is requiring hospitals to make standard charges public. CMS issued a final rule on November 15, 2019 that provides the details related to the required information. Hospitals are expected to update this information at least annually or more often as appropriate, to reflect current …

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