Adversely Affecting (Health Care) Law and Legal Definition

The term adversely affecting in the context of health care means reducing, restricting, suspending, revoking, denying, or failing to renew clinical privileges or membership in a health care entity. The health care and services rendered under health programs established by the Social Security Act, mandates an increase in the efficiency and economy of health services under such programs through the creation of additional incentives to these ends and without adversely affecting the quality of such services.