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Physician Medical Staff Privileges – Suspension Hearings

Physician Medical Staff Privileges – Suspension Hearings Physicians typically have medical staff privileges at a hospital or other healthcare facility where the doctor can treat patients.  Hospitals operate under certain accrediting agencies, most commonly The Joint Commission, which, along with state laws, require the hospital to adopt medical staff bylaws...

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HEALTHCARE CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

HEALTHCARE CORPORATE COMPLIANCE Healthcare Companies should conduct a self-audit each year of their organizational structure and operations.  The audit should include ensuring that all organizational documents (historical and any updates) are updated and that the documents are available when needed.  As with normal non-medical companies, besides organization corporate documentation, all...

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New Federal Rule on “Surprise Medical Bills”

New Federal Rule on “Surprise Medical Bills” On July 1, 2021, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS,) Labor and Treasury and the office of Personnel Management, issued “Requirements related to Surprise Billing; Part 1,” an interim final rule restricting “Excessive” out of pocket cost to consumers. This...

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