Pennsylvania House of Representatives Passes Unanimous Vote on Credentialing Bill 

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Health Committee voted unanimously to pass Rep. Clint Owlett’s (R-Tioga) House Bill 533, which streamlines the current credentialing process for provider applications to managed care organizations (MCOs) and commercial insurance plans. Rep. Owlett passionately spoke on behalf of the provider community in the committee and has been adamant that the final bill will be fair to both providers and insurers to ensure that there is a timely process to complete applications as well as have an established communications loop.