Tag Archives: National Practitioner Data Bank

2018 National Practitioner Data Bank Guidebook

In October 2018, the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) published the third edition of the NPDB Guidebook. NPDB publishes monthly “NPDB insights”.  I could not send the link to that, but I have attached a copy of the page announcing the new Guidebook here:  NPDB Insights. I am also attaching a link to the Guidebook.  https://www.npdb.hrsa.gov/resources/aboutGuidebooks.jsp … Continue Reading

HHS Publishes New Data Bank Regulations

The Department of Health and Human Services has published proposed regulations for the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB).  The new regulations are intended to incorporate Section 1921 of the Social Security Act, which was enacted as part of the Medicare and Medicaid Patient and Program Protection Act of 1987 (MMPPA).  These proposed regulations were first … Continue Reading

Montana Physician Obtains Injunction Preventing National Practitioner Data Bank Report

The Montana Supreme Court held in John Doe, M.D. v. Community Medical Center that the Health Care Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA) does not preempt state law regarding injunction and breach of contract, thereby allowing the lower court to issue an injunction against Community Medical Center prohibiting it from issuing a Data Bank report regarding the … Continue Reading