Data Bank Users Should Plan for Upcoming System Unavailability
The Data Bank system will be undergoing system upgrades and will be unavailable from 7:00pm Thursday, November 13, 2014 until 8:00am Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Read more on our News page.
Data Bank Reduces Query Fees
Effective October 1, 2014, the fee to query the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) is $3.00 for both Continuous and One-Time Queries, and $5.00 for Self-Queries. All other aspects of querying and reporting will remain the same. For more information, please see the announcement in the Federal Register.
The October Data Bank News is Now Available!
The October 2014 Data Bank News alerts users to the reduced query fees, reminds users about the upcoming State Licensing Board Orientation Webinar, and introduces an upcoming education forum. It also summarizes recent changes that should be reflected in organizations' Self-Query guidance, details user-prompted enhancements, and discusses confidentiality and authorized agents.