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Board did not have to warn licensee about report to National Practitioner Data Bank

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A board’s decision not to rescind a settlement agreement with a doctor, which the doctor said was offered to her without proper disclosures, was affirmed by the Court of Appeals of Iowa, in an August 27 ruling (DeLouis v. Iowa Board of Medicine). In 2012, the Iowa Board of Medicine…

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What is the National Practitioner Data Bank?

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According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) is a federal information repository dedicated to improving health care quality, promoting patient safety, and preventing fraud and abuse. The NPDB is a federal government program that collects and publishes negative information on health…

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Discipline data bank duplication targeted in proposed federal rule

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Overlap and duplication of two federal disciplinary data banks would be reduced if a proposed rule of the HHS Health Resources and Services Administration becomes final. Announced for public comment February 15, 2012, the revised rule (HRSA-0906-AA87), required under the health insurance reform measure, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care…

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