National Practitioner Data Bank Expanded Reporting Parameters

Start Date : August 29, 2018
End Date : August 29, 2018
Time : 10:00 am to11:00 am

Phone : 8003851607
Email : support@mentorhealth.com

Description

Training Options  Duration: 60 Minutes  


Wednesday, August 29, 2018   |   10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT


 


Overview:Hospitals must file a National Practitioner Data Bank report on any physician's surrender of privileges if an investigation is underway. This has always been a Data Bank reporting requirement, intended to discourage plea bargains which allowed physicians to avoid being reported if they agreed to waive hearing rights.


 


Under the new Guidebook, expanded descriptions of "investigation" and "surrender" stretch what is to be considered a reportable surrender of privileges. 


 


OPPE and FPPE and other peer review can be affected, as are physicians ability to make practice decisions without inadvertently tripping Data Bank reporting triggers. Medical staff bylaws and policies need to be reworked under the new Data Bank Guidebook. 


 


Why should you Attend: Are you aware of the revisions to the National Practitioner Data Bank Guidebook? New and surprising government interpretations of the regulatory scheme have been recently published. Most medical staff policies and bylaws in hospitals today do not reflect these changes. Legal protections for medical staff leaders and hospitals could be lost. Physicians will be surprised by reports generated under the new Guidebook. 


 


Areas Covered in the Session:


 


National Practitioner Data Bank Guidebook changes


Hospital reporting requirements


Medical staff bylaws problems


Peer review process issues


Physician credentialing


 


Who Will Benefit:


Medical Staff President/Chief of Staff


Bylaws Committee


Credentialing Committee


Chief Medical Officer


Vice President of Medical Affairs


Chief of Staff


Director of Medical Staff


Medical Staff Attorney


Hospital Counsel


Medical Staff Manager


Credentialing Specialist


Human Resources Professionals


 


Speaker Profile 


Elizabeth Snelson works for medical staffs and medical societies across the country. Medical staff bylaws are a primary focus of her practice. She also handles "disruptive practitioner" procedures, peer review problems, and other compliance matters. 


 


A frequent speaker on medical staff legal issues, Elizabeth Snelson presents at medical staff leadership retreats and serves as an expert witness in credentialing and Data Bank cases. She is Past President of the American Society of Medical Association Counsel, and past Vice President of the ABA’s Physician Issues Interest Group. She was a member of the Joint Commission’s Task Force on medical staff bylaws. Her articles on medical staff legal issues have appeared in various publications. She is the author of The Physicians’ Guide to Medical Staff Organization Bylaws, published by the American Medical Association.


 


Price - $139


 


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