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Credentials Applications

The WSMA urges all medical staffs, hospitals, health plans, health insurers and all other organizations that credential physicians to modify clauses in their credentials applications to place a time limit of not greater than 3 years on the reporting by physicians of unsuccessful claims of professional negligence against them. (Res B-7, A-03) (Reaffirmed A-17)


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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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