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The Medical Staff, Credentialing, and Peer Review Practice Group provides a forum for those who represent and advise the individual health care professional, the collective medical or professional staff, and/or the health care entity with issues regarding the organization and operations of medical and professional staffs in health care entities and organizations, including but not limited to: the medical staff bylaws and rules; performance of medical staff responsibilities; appointments and credentialing; dealing with disruptive or impaired health care professionals; conducting peer review and quality assurance; taking corrective action; providing fair hearings for medical and allied health professional staffs; peer review communications and records confidentiality; National Practitioner Data Bank querying and reporting; peer review immunities; the effect of hospital business arrangements (e.g., exclusive contracts, mergers, acquisitions) upon medical staff membership and privilege.
 
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Summaries of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Advisory Opinions are provided by the Advisory Opinions Task Force of the Fraud and Abuse Practice Group. The Task Force aids Practice Group members in keeping abreast of new Advisory Opinions. For each new opinion issued by the OIG, a summary is released via an email alert and posted on several Practice Groups' websites. 

OIG Advisory Opinions

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​Member Briefings, prepared by members of Practice Groups, are a useful practice tool to facilitate your understanding of the most recent health law issues and to assist you and your clients with implementing those issues.

Highlights of the 2015 Databank Guidebook: Navigating the New NPDB - June 2015
Payer/Provider Data Sharing an a Commercial ACO - October 2014

Executive Summaries, prepared by members of Practice Groups, are a useful practice tool to facilitate your understanding of the most recent health law issues as they develop

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The following toolkits are made available to members of the Medical Staff, Credentialing, and Peer Review Practice Group. If you have any comments or suggestions on existing or potential toolkits, please email the Practice Groups staff.

 

Achieving Compliance with MS.01.01.01

The materials contained in this resource were originally provided in support of an AHLA webinar series on achieving compliance with MS.01.01.01 (September-October 2010).

 

Upcoming:

July 9, 2015 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern
July 14, 2015 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern
July 16, 2015 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern

Past:

Telemedicine: Making the Business Case for Telemedicine--Exploring Different Delivery Models
Part 4: How to Protect Against Fraud and Abuse While Promoting Telemedicine (Intermediate)
June 23, 2015 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern
Telemedicine: Making the Business Case for Telemedicine--Exploring Different Delivery Models
Part 3: Assuring Data Privacy and Security in Telemedicine, Here and Abroad (Intermediate)
June 18, 2015 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern
Telemedicine: Making the Business Case for Telemedicine--Exploring Different Delivery Models
Part 2: Telemedicine Payment and Reimbursement--Embracing Opportunities to Fuel Real Growth (Intermediate)
June 9, 2015 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern
Telemedicine: Making the Business Case for Telemedicine—Exploring Different Delivery Models
Part 1: Telemedicine--Strong Business Models from Strong Business Leaders (Intermediate)
June 1, 2015 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Eastern

Upcoming:

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Upcoming:

Past:

July 1, 2015 12:30 PM-1:45 PM Eastern
June 30, 2015 12:30 PM-1:45 PM Eastern
April 16, 2015 12:00 PM-1:15 PM Eastern
March 26, 2015 12:15 PM-1:35 PM Eastern
Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues 2015
The Changing Landscape of Medicaid Coverage of Behavioral Health
March 25, 2015 12:20 PM-1:35 PM Eastern

Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups are created to facilitate networking opportunities with other Practice Group members who share similar professional interests.
Please note: You must be a member of the Medical Staff, Credentialling, and Peer Review Practice Group or a government, academician, student, or PG 15 member (all-Practice Groups access) to enroll in this Affinity Group.

Task Forces

Task Forces are established for those health law topics that cross over several Practice Groups, and they provide collaborative, substantive resources for the benefit of the sponsoring Practice Groups' members.
Please note: You must be a member of the Medical Staff, Credentialling, and Peer Review Practice Group one of the other sponsoring Practice Groups to receive benefits produced by these Task Forces.
 
  • Accountable Care Organization Task Force
    The Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Task Force monitors and evaluates the implementing statutes, regulations, cases, and secondary materials concerning ACOs. It provides written materials, webinars, and in-person educational activities to assist AHLA's members to implement ACOs and comply with ACO laws and rules. Since the ACO subject matter is so broad, and impacts the missions and interests of so many Practice Groups, the ACO Task Force is a multi-disciplinary/multi-group entity, and focuses its efforts on the production of a coherent and effective line of ACO-related educational materials using a variety of media and employing AHLA’s vast resources.
 
  • Health Care Reform Educational Task Force
    The Health Care Reform Educational Task Force serves as a single key point-of-contact for the Association membership for institutional resources regarding comprehensive health care reform initiatives at the state and federal levels. The Task Force works to educate AHLA members on proposed health care reform initiatives as well as report on ongoing experiences with recently enacted reform initiatives.

Webinars

THURSDAY, JULY 09, 2015

Roundtable Discussions


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