Medical Staff Credentialing
Minimizing Liability Arising from Negligent Credentialing and Physician Lawsuits
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare provider counsel on procedures healthcare entities should follow in medical staff credentialing, privileging and peer review. The panel will explain the consequences of failing to meet the standards and will outline best practices for mitigating liability.
- Healthcare reform’s impact on credentialing
- Physician profiling
- Pay for performance
- Appointment and reappointment
- Negligent credentialing case law — recent developments
- Joint Commission standards on focused and ongoing performance monitoring
- Standard 3.10
- Standards MS.4.10 though MS.4.45
- Defending against a corporate negligence claim
- Best practices to minimize liability for negligent credentialing
- Preventative steps
- Pay for performance
- Maximizing confidentiality protection under peer review statute
- Steps to ensure that data collected and reports prepared are treated as confidential
- Other forms of remedial action
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the key policies and procedures for healthcare entities to minimize liability for negligent credentialing?
- What are the professional criteria that healthcare entities should require physicians to meet as the basis for granting initial or renewed clinical privileges?
- What protections should healthcare providers have to keep peer review records from public scrutiny?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Adrienne E. Marting
Balch & Bingham
Her healthcare practice focuses primarily on regulatory and litigation matters. She advises clients regarding... | Read More
Her healthcare practice focuses primarily on regulatory and litigation matters. She advises clients regarding licensure, accreditation, reimbursement, and medical staff credentialing matters. She assists in preparing certificate of need applications, determination requests, and analyses of competing applications, and litigates these matters and revises medical staff bylaws and related policies.Close
Robert C. Threlkeld
Morris Manning & Martin
Mr. Threlkeld has substantial experience in Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse matters, managed care disputes,... | Read More
Mr. Threlkeld has substantial experience in Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse matters, managed care disputes, false claims and whistleblower cases, certificate of need matters, licensure and medical staff disputes. He represents hospital systems, physician practice groups and other healthcare providers in a range of regulatory matters, and regulatory and business disputes.Close