TITLE

VA HEALTH CARE: Improved Oversight and Compliance Needed for Physician Credentialing and Privileging Processes

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/6/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of the Veterans Affairs (VA) to improve compliance and supervision regarding credentialing and privileging process of physicians in the U.S. It notes that the verification of licensure policy will help the Veteran Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) to determine surgical programs which might endanger the life of veterans. Moreover, heightened monitoring on Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN), VA, and VAMC is significant.
ACCESSION #
47731684

 

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