Formal Peer Review Process Law and Legal Definition

According to 45 CFR 60.3[title 45 -Public Welfare Subtitle a-Department of Health and Human Services Subchapter a-General Administration -Part 60 -National Practitioner-Data Bank for Adverse Information on Physicians and Other Health Care Practitioners-Subpart a- General Provisions], formal peer review process means "the conduct of professional review activities through formally adopted written procedures which provide for adequate notice and an opportunity for a hearing."