About Us

"GAMSS is an association of healthcare service professionals organized to promote career growth and development through education and support to its members."

  • What is GAMSS?

The Georgia Association Medical Staff Services (GAMSS) is an affiliate of the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS). Founded in 1981 by a group of medical staff services professionals working to promote credentialing activities throughout the state of Georgia, GAMSS has grown to include hospital, managed care and other professionals with responsibilities in various aspects of the healthcare services profession.

  • What is NAMSS?

The National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) is a national organization of Medical Staff Professionals and others who support such activities. You can contact NAMSS and learn more about them at www.namss.org.

  • Who should join GAMSS?

Anyone having responsibility in medical and/or health care provider activities or those individuals interested in the overall goals and objectives of GAMSS. Medical Staff Professionals in credentialing verification organizations (CVOs), hospitals, independent physician organizations (IPOs), and managed care organizations (MCOs) are just some of the individuals who might join GAMSS.

  • How do I join GAMSS?

Go to the Join Today page and complete the application and send in the appropriate dues amount.  Have questions about membership? Contact the GAMSS Membership Liaison for more information.

  • What do CPMSM and CPCS mean?

Certified Professional Medical Services Management (CPMSM) and Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) are credentials awarded by NAMSS to members who have successfully completed the appropriate exam. You must qualify for the exam with experience, education, and NAMSS approved CEU credits. GAMSS supports and encourages all members to become certified - a nationally recognized symbol of excellence. Go to the Certification page for more information.

  • When is the next meeting?

Please see the Calendar of Events for news on the GAMSS educational meeting.

Check the the NAMSS Calendar for national education events and seminars.

  • Do you know where I can find something on the internet?

Go to the GAMSS internet Links page for great links to the Georgia Medical Board, the American Board of Medical Specialties, and other useful sites that are used by members every day.

  • I have lots of ideas and/or I know HTML. I want to help on the website - whom do I contact?

Send an email to Austin Biccum austin.biccum@piedmont.org - GAMSS Communications Chair & Webmaster.


Georgia Association Medical Staff Services

Questions? Contact Us at: austin.biccum@piedmont.org

PO Box 420  |  Newborn, GA 30056


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