Wednesday, January 16, 2019       


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  Minimum Standards  

1)  MHNet's credentialing criteria, described below, apply at the time the application is reviewed. The physician is made aware of the criteria when he/she requests an application for membership on the practitioner panel.

2)  The criteria:

a)      Current valid, unrestricted license to practice independently as a physician

b)      Clinical privileges in good standing at the facility designated by the physician as the primary admitting facility, if applicable. If a physician does not have admitting privileges, he/she must submit a written description of a formal arrangement for inpatient coverage for his/her patients should any of them require hospitalization

c)      A current valid DEA or CDS certificate

d)      For Psychiatrists only: Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or completion of a three-year psychiatric residency program approved by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

e)      For Addictionologists only: certification in Addictions Medicine by the American Society of Addictions Medicine or Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with added qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry

f)        Current, professional liability (malpractice) insurance with minimum limits of


g)      Lack of significant malpractice claims history

h)      Lack of loss or limitation of privileges for clinical reasons

i)        Lack of current impairment to practice due to a mental, physical, or chemical dependency condition

j)        Site visit results of greater than 85%, if a site visit is applicable

k)   Lack of Medicare/Medicaid sanctions

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