Credentialing and Vendorship: Are We Ready?

  title={Credentialing and Vendorship: Are We Ready?},
  author={Michael Cleary},
Abstract Recently, several human services professions have been able to secure financial reimbursement for their services from insurance companies and other third-party payers through formal recognition as vendors of various services. Preceding the acquisition of vendorship privileges for these professions was the recognition by society that their national licensing and/or certification requirements were sufficiently rigorous to protect the public from incompetent practitioners. Despite the… CONTINUE READING

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