referral privileges

referral privileges

The ability of a physician, especially one with a managed care contract, to refer patients to a particular provider.
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Another health system recently sought Gallup's help in building engagement among community physicians with referral privileges. After collecting data and analyzing physician engagement, Gallup again differentiated physicians who had confidence and emotional equity in the health system from those who didn't.