Accreditation Wizard


TMG University’s 65-page Accreditation Wizard contains 30 elements that cover virtually every standard of credentialing as developed by eight different regulatory bodies and accreditation agencies:

  • CMS
  • TJC
  • ACHC (formerly HFAP)
  • DNV
  • CMS Managed Care
  • NCQA
  • URAC

Within your department, having this quick reference at your fingertips will improve your knowledge and workflow, prevent errors, and ensure compliance.

If you’re planning to sit for your National Association Medical Staff Services CPCS® or CPMSM® certification exam, the Accreditation Wizard is an invaluable study tool. It does the work for you, breaking down complex information into its simplest form.

TMG University is proud to provide MSPs with a digital tool that will help you excel in your workplace and in your exams.

Once you purchase and pay for the Wizard, you will receive the PDF via email. It will be sent today, or by the next business day at the latest.

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The Accreditation Wizard provides you with 30 essential elements of accreditation:

  • Ability to Perform
  • Allied Health/Non-MD
  • Applicant Identity
  • Appointment Timeframe
  • Attestation
  • Board Certification
  • Complaints
  • Compliance with Law
  • Continuing Education
  • Criminal Background Checks
  • Current Competence
  • DEA or State Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) Registration
  • Delegation/CVO
  • Designated Equivalent Sources/Secondary Sources/Accepted Sources/Appropriate Sources
  • Disaster Privileges
  • Education
  • Felony Convictions
  • Licensure/Licensure Sanctions
  • Malpractice Claims History
  • Malpractice Coverage/Professional Liability
  • Medicare/Medicaid Sanctions
  • National Practitioner Databank (NPDB)
  • Peer Recommendations
  • Practitioners Credentialed and Privileged Through the Medical Staff
  • Privileges
  • Residency/Fellowship Training
  • Site Visit
  • Telemedicine
  • Temporary Privileges/Provisional Credentialing
  • Work History

The 30 elements are arranged into five groups of six elements each. Tackling these standards in blocks of six is the most effective way to learn the material.

The PDF guide is color-coded to the intricacies of accreditation, providing identification for areas that are similar and those that are different. You can see at a glance whether standards within each of the 30 elements align with:

  • CMS Standards
  • Hospital Standards
  • Managed Care Standards
  • Not in Alignment with Other Standards

An additional 30 study tips sprinkled throughout will help propel you toward success.

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