N.Y. Public Health Law Section 2996
Study of physician credentialing


The department shall examine the feasibility of establishing a clearinghouse for credentialing information to reduce the burden for physicians required to submit credentials to entities licensed and regulated by the state. As part of such examination, the department shall:


examine the efficacy of the credentialing process prescribed by § 2805-J (Medical, dental and podiatric malpractice prevention program)section twenty-eight hundred five-j of this chapter;


determine which methods of organizing such a clearinghouse with standardized data in a standardized format will provide the greatest usability and convenience to health care providers and health care plans;


identify the most appropriate entity to administer such a clearinghouse, and verify collected credential information; and


identify safeguards to protect the privacy of providers participating in such a credentialing system.


The department shall provide a report of its findings and recommendations to the governor and legislature within eighteen months of the effective date of this section.

Source: Section 2996 — Study of physician credentialing, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/2996 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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