Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS
1304 Scott Troy Road
Lebanon, IL 62254
Phone (618) 624-8124
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Do you have a case that needs expert review and/or testimony for a credentialing, privileging, bylaws compliance or related issue? Kathy can be your  confidential resource for understanding the standard of care for medical staff credentialing, privileging, accreditation standards, and bylaws compliance issues. Click here to download Kathy's CV

Kathy Matzka, CPMSM, CPCS is an author, consultant, and speaker with over 20 years’ experience in medical staff services including credentialing and privileging. Here are some of her professional accomplishments:

  • Certified Professional Medical Services Management (credential formerly called Certified Medical Staff Coordinator) since 1991

  • Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist since 1997

  • President, Missouri Association of Medical Staff Services, November 2000 – 2002

  • President, Greater St. Louis Area Chapter of the Missouri Association of Medical Staff Services, 1998 –1999

  • Contributing editor for HCPro's publication The Credentialing and Privileging Desk Reference (2002-2007 editions)

  • Contributing editor for HCPro's publication The Credentials Verification Desk Reference (2008-2009 editions)

  • Author of The Compliance Guide to the JCAHO Medical Staff Standards, Fifth Edition

  • Author of The Compliance Guide to The Joint Commission Medical Staff Standards, Sixth Edition

  • Author of The Medical Staff Meeting Companion: Tools and Techniques for Effective Presentations

  • Author of MSSPs Take Charge: Practical Steps to Promote Yourself and Get the Respect You Deserve, published by Opus Communications

  • Author of on-line educational courses on credentialing, privileging, and accreditation standards for HCProfessor

  • Current member of the Editorial Advisory Board for HCPro’s publication Briefings On Credentialing and Credentialing and Peer Review Legal Insider

  • Current member of the Editorial Advisory Board for C&R Publication’s Advisor for Medical and Professional Staff Services

  • A member of the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) since 1991

  • Instructor for NAMSS' Educational Courses which include credentialing, recredentialing, privileging, medical staff bylaws/rules and regulations, healthcare law, accreditation standards and surveys, healthcare definitions, management of information, medical staff meeting management, and administration and management.

  • Developed and edited Unit III, Meeting Management, Documentation, and Management of Information of NAMSS Core Curriculum For Persons Responsible for Medical Staff Management and Provider Services

  • Contributing editor of Course III of NAMSS Independent Study Program, Principles of Medical Staff Organization and Healthcare Finance


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