Iowa Economic Credentialing Statute

Iowa Code § 135B.7

3.  The rules shall require that a hospital establish and implement written criteria for the granting of clinical privileges. The written criteria shall include but are not limited to consideration of all of the following:

a. The ability of an applicant for privileges to provide patient care services independently and appropriately in the hospital.

b. The license held by the applicant to practice.

c. The training, experience, and competence of the applicant.

d. The relationship between the applicant’s request for the granting of privileges and the hospital’s current scope of patient care services, as well as the hospital’s determination of the necessity to grant privileges to a practitioner authorized to provide comprehensive, appropriate, and cost-effective services.