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HCA Midwest Health

For medical professionals at HCA Midwest Health

Want to work for Kansas City's largest healthcare provider HCA Midwest? Looking to transfer a patient? Find all of the information you need.

For your patients

Links to professional associations

Professional organizations are an important part of your ability to offer quality care. Find out more about local and national professional organizations:

Career opportunities for physicians

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Centralized Credentialing

Providing quality, patient-centered care is our mission at HCA Midwest Health. That’s why it’s important that we partner with physicians and other medical professionals (Providers) who have the necessary qualifications and credentials to provide quality, safe and compassionate medical care to our community.

Credentialing and Privileging

Our rigorous credentialing process follows Federal and State regulatory requirements, as well as accreditation standards for verifying the education, training, licensure and current competence in order to ensure that privileges are only granted to qualified Providers.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding physician credentialing, please contact our Medical Staff Office.

Credentialing Portal

Hospital affiliate letters

Outside organizations can quickly and easily request the verification of physicians in good standing at an HCA facility. The requesting organization may self generate and print a verification letter.

iResponse/Generate hospital affiliation letters

Physician pre-application process

Central Processing Center in Nashville

Collection and verification

  • Provides a “verification service” to the hospitals and surgery centers
  • Offers a single standardized application form for your convenience
  • Once you have returned the CPC’s documents to them, they will begin verifying your credentials for the applicable hospitals
  • Furnishes the hospitals with instant on-line access to your verified documents

What does the hospital do? Privileging and decision making

  • Each hospital will send you their hospital documents, privilege information, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, etc
  • Once you have returned the hospital’s documents to them, they will begin processing your privileges for that facility
  • Each hospital will monitor the CPC’s verification process on-line as it happens
  • When the hospital has the information they require, they will prepare your file for review according to their policy
  • Upon completion of primary source verification by the CPC, each hospital evaluates the information and proceeds with their committee review process

Getting started

Other provider resources

Telehealth visits

  • CMS implemented new telehealth guidance as of March 17, 2020
  • Clinicians may now care for new or existing patients remotely in any healthcare facility and in their home
  • Allows for billing of E/M service, voice-only services, and electronic/telephone/internet communications with patient or inter-professional assessment and management
  • State and commercial payer guidance varies greatly
  • Rules are changing frequently
  • Consult CMS guidelines for updates on these services

Access center

The Access Center will facilitate all patient transfers to our hospitals. Our team is available 24/7 and will handle every step of the transfer or admission. You make one call. We take it from there.

The StaRN Nursing Education Program

The Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses (StaRN) program is a unique apprenticeship opportunity to meet a critical need for specialty nurses that is facilitated by HealthTrust (formally Parallon), an HCA company. It is innovatively designed to provide intense post graduate training to newly licensed nurses.

Emergency medical services

Missouri's new statewide emergency medical care response system is designed to help provide a quicker response and higher quality care when a time-critical emergency occurs.

College of nursing

HCA Midwest Health is home to Research College of Nursing, the Kansas City area's largest and longest-running single purpose nursing institution. Trusted for more than 115 years, RCoN is committed to educating nurses, developing leaders and caring for communities.

Learn more about our college of nursing program

School of radiology

The Research Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology provides a quality educational program that promotes excellence in Radiologic Technology and produces competent, professional, and compassionate radiographers for the healthcare community.

Learn more about our program

School of nuclear medicine

The Research Medical Center School of Nuclear Medicine Technology is a 23-month program providing clinical education to students who strive to achieve excellence in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Learn more about the program