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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 terminated a skilled nursing facility's accreditation after the private accreditation organization found the facility to be noncompliant across a range of standards, including several serious clinical deficiencies. Should this action be reported to the NPDB?

    Yes. A final determination of denial or termination of a health care entity's, provider's, or supplier's accreditation status from a private accreditation organization that indicates a risk to the safety of a patient, or patients, or quality of health care services must be reported to the NPDB.

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