Physician Credentialing and Peer Review Answer Book / Edition 1

Physician Credentialing and Peer Review Answer Book / Edition 1

by Aspen Health Law and Compliance Center Staff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834206587

ISBN-13: 9780834206588

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Find the answers to questions most often asked by hospitals regarding the mechanics of the Credentialing process, such as involvement of the medical staff, board of trustees, and administrative personnel. It also guides the decision maker regarding the subjective judgment calls required during the process, such as whether to hire a practitioner who has a

Overview

Find the answers to questions most often asked by hospitals regarding the mechanics of the Credentialing process, such as involvement of the medical staff, board of trustees, and administrative personnel. It also guides the decision maker regarding the subjective judgment calls required during the process, such as whether to hire a practitioner who has a disciplinary history, what privileges to grant during the provisional period, and how to conduct the reappointment process. Includes state-by-state breakdown of laws applicable to discoverability and admissibility of medical staff committee records. Lists 350 questions, categorized by topic, with answers immediately following. Appendix lists each statute and regulation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834206588
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Pages:
193

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction to Credentialing and Peer Review
• Participants in the Credentialing Process
• Criteria for Medical Staff Membership
• Delineation of Clinical Privileges
• The Credentialing Process
• Termination, Suspension, or Restriction of Privileges
• Special Issues for Managed Care Organizations
• Clinical Practice Guidelines

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