The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Health Affairs (OHA) is instituting a centralized medical credentialing system for DHS employees that provide health care services as part of their job and the Components’ mission or incidental to their ongoing operations. The purpose of the program is to formalize a process for verifying DHS employee (applicant) qualifications, licensure information, and relevant health care provider data. In accordance with the DHS Directive 248-01, Medical Quality Management, the Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer (ASHA/CMO) is responsible for developing a centralized credentials management system for approving credentials for DHS employee medical care providers. The credentialing process will include the collection of and maintenance of information related to professional education, state license number(s), national registry certification, board certification, training and other pertinent information related to medical care practices. OHA conducted this privacy impact assessment (PIA) because the medical credentials management system will collect and maintain personally identifiable information (PII) on DHS medical care providers.
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