Negligent Credentialing of Physicians: Increased Liability for Hospitals

NEGLIGENT CREDENTIALING OF PHYSICIANS: INCREASED LIABILITY EXPOSURE FOR HOSPITALS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Louisiana Third Circuit recently held in Billeaudeau v. Opelousas General Hosp. Authority, 189 So. 3d 561 (La. App. 3d Cir. 2016) that a claim for “negligent credentialing” of a physician by a hospital does not constitute medical malpractice subject to the terms [...]

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Are You Prepared To MOON Your Patients?

Are You Prepared To MOON Your Patients? Medical Outpatient Observation Notice (Moon) ...Coming soon to a Hospital Near You On April 18, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") released a proposed rule for implementing the Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility ("NOTICE") Act. The proposed rule requires CMS [...]

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