Best Practices for Healthcare License Monitoring

Monthly healthcare license monitoring can help healthcare organizations stay in compliance with federal and state regulations and keep patients safe. The first step is to verify that physicians have met graduate and undergraduate education requirements. Medical licensure requirements should also be verified and monitored to watch for disciplinary actions against the license. It is also important to verify board certification, employment history, professional affiliations, malpractice certification of insurance, license expiry, disciplinary actions against the license, Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) registration, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certification, National Provider Identifier (NPI) Registration and databases like HHS-OIG Exclusions and Licensing Board Sanctions.


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