adverse action


Also found in: Financial, Acronyms.

Adverse Action

Any of a number of measures—e.g., reprimands, sanctions, censure or other negative action—taken against a doctor or professional.
Adverse actions include any of the following: staff privileges involuntarily reduced, withheld, suspended, voluntarily surrendered, resigned, or revoked, or subject to any special provisions, including denial; restrictions; fine; need for counselling, monitoring, medical or psychological evaluation; probation; loss in whole or part; suspension; termination or refused participation with an insurance plan; issuance of a letter of concern; guidance; censure, or reprimand; administrative letter, expiration of privileges without renewal; nonrenewal; being subjected to disciplinary action or other similar actions or limitations; voluntary or involuntary surrender of licensure or status to avoid or in anticipation of any of the above listed disciplinary actions, regardless of whether said action is or may be reportable to the National Practitioner Data Bank or any other officially sanctioned or required registry.

adverse action

Medical malpractice Any of a number of professional reprimands or sanctions. See Incompetence, National Practitioner Data Bank, Staff privileges.
References in periodicals archive ?
At the hearing before Tracey J, Dr Harvey denied having taken adverse action against Mr Barclay because of his membership of the AEU or associated activities.
The decision is noteworthy both for its ruling in the unsettled area of what constitutes a materially adverse action and also for the dissent, which accused the majority of usurping the rightful role of juries in making those calls.
Provide notice of the adverse action to the consumer.
Notice of the consumer's right to request and obtain a free copy of the consumer report (from the consumer reporting agency) if the applicant/employee requests one within 60 days of receiving notice of the adverse action
14) We set out the legislative definition of 'adverse action' later in this article, but for present purposes it is sufficient to say that the conduct which is adverse action is a combination of the conduct which was trade union victimisation--dismissal from employment, injury in employment or prejudicial alteration of an employee's employment--and the conduct which was unlawful termination because of a prescribed attribute.
On appeal, the court ruled against her, concluding that she had not suffered an adverse action.
Keeping in mind that political risk is the stakeholders' adverse action against MNEs and integrating the above arguments, this article contends that the typical stakeholders of MNEs mainly include: host government, host employees and labour union, host supplier, customers/consumers, host competitors and trade association, communities, and other non-governmental organisations (NGOs), opposition party, and criminal gangs.
The hospital finds some pretext on which to attack the physician and acts to disguise the adverse action against the targeted physician by conducting a sham peer review-where the truth and the facts do not matter, because the process is rigged and the outcome is predetermined.
Currently, employers defending a whistle-blower claim need to overcome, by a "preponderance of evidence" standard, that the employer did not commit an adverse action against a whistle-blower.
Most administrators do not, and proceed to take (or allow a supervisor to take) adverse action against that employee without realizing that the adverse action may well serve as the basis for a wrongful or retaliatory discharge claim.
The new matrices are designed to provide a complete resource for processing all types of adverse action notices with very fast access to the latest state regulatory information and mailing information.
A: The employee may claim that you violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, unless you provide him a copy of the report and a written description of FCRA rights and wait five days before taking adverse action.