admitting privilege

admitting privilege

The right, by virtue of membership on a hospital’s medical staff, to admit private patients in a particular medical centre or hospital, and to render specific diagnostic or therapeutic services in that hospital.

admitting privilege

Managed care The right, by virtue of membership on a hospital's medical staff, to admit private Pts in a particular medical center or hospital, and to render specific diagnostic or therapeutic services in that hospital. See Staff privileges.
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The 5th Circuit has upheld the admitting privilege and ambulatory surgical center provisions of the law, but the Supreme Court placed the surgical center ruling on hold while it decides whether to take the case.
The authors note that the study may actually underestimate the distance women would have to travel, since three of the closest states to Louisiana Texas, Mississippi and Alabama also have passed admitting privilege laws and other restrictions that could close more abortion facilities.
These laws are aimed at shutting down clinics and restricting abortion providers' practices by imposing clinic standards and hospital admitting privilege requirements that have no bearing on the safety or well-being of patients (see "TRAP Laws Gain Political Traction While Abortion Clinics--and the Women They Serve--Pay the Price," Spring 2013).
Bentley (R) signed a bill that has admitting privilege requirements and rules that abortion clinics meet the same building specifications as those of ambulatory surgical centers.
Bentley (R) recently signed a bill that includes both admitting privilege requirements and rules that abortion clinics meet the same building specifications as those of ambulatory surgical centers.
In June, the chilling impact of TRAP laws on the availability of safe and legal abortion care received widespread attention due to Texas State Senator Wendy Davis's (D) filibuster of a measure that contained numerous abortion-related provisions, including TRAP regulations, an admitting privilege requirement for providers and restrictions on the provision of medication abortion.
S Circuit Court of Appeals striking down a Mississippi law that required abortionists to have admitting privilege sat a local hospital was deeply flawed.
What we failed to make clear enough in prior stories is that a similar admitting privilege law, enacted on the county level in Allen County, Indiana, is currently prohibiting Klopfer from performing abortions at his Fort Wayne facility.
Another partial solution to the on-call problem is to extend admitting privileges to emergency physicians.
he looked higher up the chain to the hospitals and settled on the renowned Johns Hopkins Medical Center, then chose a doctor with admitting privileges there.
Most patients choose a hospital because of physician referrals and many doctors have admitting privileges at more than one hospital.
The special agent conducting the investigation at CID issued administrative summonses to the hospitals where Barrett had admitting privileges and got the names of Barrett's patients.