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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: Reporting Private Accreditation Organizations
Negative Actions or Findings

  1. A private accreditation organization issued a skilled nursing facility a provisional accreditation because the facility did not meet a number of standards related to staff training and quality of care. The facility was required to submit a corrective action plan for all standards that were either not met or only partially met. Should this action be reported?

    No. Private accreditation organizations are only required to report to the NPDB a final determination of denial or termination of an accreditation status that indicates a risk to the safety of a patient or patients or quality of health care services. The issuance of provisional accreditation should not be reported.

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