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Practitioner data bank information on small medical malpractice payments : report to the Honorable Harry Reid, U.S. Senate by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Dept. of Health and Human Services,
  • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States,
  • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- Data bases -- Evaluation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesInformation on small medical malpractice payments
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsReid, Harry, 1939-, United States. General Accounting Office. Information Management & Technology Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14538017M
OCLC/WorldCa26485371

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The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) is a web-based repository of reports containing information on medical malpractice payments and certain adverse actions related to health care practitioners, providers, and suppliers. NPDB Data Analysis Tool.   A section of this law established the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) which was a repository for reporting adverse actions of health care providers. The NPDB was formed because Congress was under the impression that the quality of medical care in America was decreasing; they viewed this as a national problem.   The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) was established through Title IV of Public Law , the Health Care Quality Improvement Act of Codified at 45 CFR P the NPDB is an online repository for reports on negative events involving physicians, dentists, and other licensed health care professionals. The primary goal of the National Practitioner Data Bank is to allow healthcare facilities in the process of hiring medical practitioners the ability to thoroughly check their backgrounds for a history of medical malpractice payments and similar actions, including licensure and certification actions, adverse clinical privileges actions, and adverse professional society membership actions.

  Health Care attorney, Daniel Schulte, answers questions relating to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). The Q&A can be found in the Journal of the Michigan Dental Association (January ) –. Question: My attorney and I are getting close to settling a malpractice claim. The deductible on my malpractice insurance policy is nearly exhausted from my legal fees. The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), which opened in , is a web-base repository of reports containing information on medical malpractice payments and certain adverse actions related to clinical privileges and licensure of physicians, dentists, and other licensed health care practitioners.   The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) is a critical tool in our nation's efforts to protect patients from incompetent, unprofessional, and often dangerous health care practitioners. Unauthorized or improper use of this system is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action and/or civil and criminal penalties. Only specific entities authorized by law may request the disclosure of information from (i.e., query) or submit reports to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB).