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The DC Code: § 7-2361.06 No effect on credentialing and privileging.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
a
Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, this chapter does not affect the credentialing or privileging standards of a health facility and does not preclude a health facility from waiving or modifying those standards while an emergency declaration is in effect.
b
The Mayor may issue rules, pursuant to § 7-2361.09, establishing credentialing standards applicable while an emergency declaration is in effect.
c
For the purposes of this section, the term:
1
"Credentialing" means obtaining, verifying, and assessing the qualifications of a health practitioner to provide treatment, care, or services in or for a health facility.
2
"Privileging" means the authorizing by an appropriate authority, such as a governing body, of a health practitioner to provide specific treatment, care, or services at a health facility subject to limits based on factors that include:
A
License;
B
Education;
C
Training;
D
Experience;
E
Competence;
F
Health status; and
G
Specialized skill.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 18-184, see notes following § 7-2361.01. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 7 of the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act. See Vol. 9, Part 1B, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 7-2361.06 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 1, 2010, D.C. Law 18-184, § 7, 57 DCR 3655.)