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NPDB 2019 Education Forum

NPDB 2019 Education Forum - April 9, 2018 - HRSA

Join us April 9, 2019, in Rockville, Maryland, for our NPDB 2019 Education Forum. This is a free and unique opportunity for you to partner with NPDB to enhance patient safety. Meet our staff, interact with our experts, and ask questions to further your knowledge of the NPDB.

Breakout sessions will cover topics such as reporting medical malpractice payments, clinical privileges actions, and query requirements. We will also feature interactive opportunities for attendees to learn about other aspects of the NPDB. Visit one of our real-time technical assistance kiosks, staffed by NPDB experts ready to discuss your program, policy, research, and system-related questions and recommendations.

Registered NPDB users will receive a link to register for the Education Forum in mid-January. For questions about the forum, please contact NPDBPolicy@hrsa.gov.


Agenda

Participants have the option to attend five different sessions from the list below. Session topics are subject to change.

Session Description
NPDB Overview Learn about our purpose, basic reporting requirements for clinical privileges actions, medical malpractice payments, and state licensure actions, and basic querying requirements. This session is excellent for NPDB users who are new to the NPDB.
Querying Overview Find out how to get the most out of querying by understanding query requirements, system changes, and how to interpret the query responses you receive.
NPDB Guidebook and Website Receive an overview of our guidebook and website, the main tools that we provide to users for reference, system usage, and policy guidance. You will learn to identify guidebook changes and navigate our website, as well as have the opportunity to ask related questions.
Clinical Privileges and Panel Membership Reporting Requirements Learn about adverse clinical privileges and panel membership reporting requirements and policies through discussions with the NPDB staff and your peers.
Medical Malpractice Payment Reporting Requirements Learn about medical malpractice payment reporting requirements and policies through discussions with the NPDB staff and your peers.
State Licensure Reporting Requirements Learn about state licensure action reporting requirements and policies through discussions with the NPDB staff and your peers.
Other Adjudicated Actions and Decisions Reporting Requirements Learn about other adjudicated actions and decisions reporting requirements and policies through discussions with the NPDB staff and your peers. Other adjudicated actions and decisions are formal or official actions taken against a health care practitioner, provider, or supplier by a federal agency, state law enforcement agency, state Medicaid fraud control unit, state agency administering or supervising the administration of a state health care program, or health plan.
NPDB Innovations Provide feedback on proposals we are considering implementing in the future that may improve your NPDB experience. Participants should have a working knowledge of the NPDB.
Reporting Scenarios - Adverse Clinical Privileges Actions Enhance your understanding of adverse clinical privileges actions and apply regulations and policies to complicated scenarios to determine whether an adverse clinical privileges action should be reported.
Reporting Scenarios - State Licensure Actions Enhance your understanding of state licensure actions and apply regulations and policies to complicated scenarios to determine whether a state licensure action should be reported.
Reporting Scenarios - Medical Malpractice Payments Enhance your understanding of medical malpractice payments and apply regulations and policies to complicated scenarios to determine whether a medical malpractice payment should be reported.
Trending Issues Discuss the hot topics and trending issues raised throughout the day.