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Overview Submitting Reports to the NPDB Reporting Medical Malpractice Payments Reporting Adverse Clinical Privileges Actions Reporting Adverse Professional Society Membership Actions Reporting State Licensure and Certification Actions Reporting Federal Licensure and Certification Actions Reporting Peer Review Organization Negative Actions or Findings Reporting Private Accreditation Organization Negative Actions or Findings Reporting Exclusions from Participation in Federal or State Health Care Programs Reporting Federal or State Health Care-Related Criminal Convictions Reporting Health Care-Related Civil Judgments Reporting Other Adjudicated Actions or Decisions

Q&A: Eligible Entities

  1. A hospital merged with another hospital, and both have medical staff offices. Should they continue to query separately using different DBIDs?

    It depends. If the hospitals maintain separate medical staff credentialing, the hospitals must query separately (two DBIDs). If, by applying to one hospital, a health care practitioner is granted privileges to practice at both institutions, the peer review process is centralized, and the institutions have a single decision-making body, one hospital may query on behalf of both institutions (one DBID). For more information on query responses, see Chapter D: Queries.

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