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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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.
In Texas, the district court found that at the time of passage of the state law imposing admitting privilege and ambulatory surgical center requirements on abortion, "abortion in Texas was extremely safe with particularly low rates of serious complications and virtually no deaths occurring on account of the procedure.
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.
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.
At APHA's 143rd Annual Meeting and Exposition in November in Chicago, APHA's Governing Council concurred, approving a policy statement opposing admitting privilege requirements.
Urges hospitals to develop admitting privilege standards that facilitate access to health services without creating burdensome barriers.
Wisconsin: As in Alabama, admitting privilege requirements are on hold in Wisconsin.
Hellerstedt explicitly cites the admitting privilege provision in explaining the clinic closings.
In Alabama, the state legislature passed a bill that includes admitting privilege requirements and rules that abortion clinics meet the same building specifications as those of ambulatory surgical centers.
Crawford has since litigated numerous public interest cases and cases involving constitutional issues, including challenging Wisconsins abortion admitting privileges and voter ID laws.
Supreme Court struck down parts of a Texas law that required abortion clinics to meet the same standards as ambulatory surgical centers and required doctors performing the procedure to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.