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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 Organizations Negative Actions or Findings Reporting Exclusions from Participation in Federal and 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: Submitting Reports

  1. Certain NPDB reporting formats collect information concerning health care entities with which the subject of the report is "affiliated or associated." Does the definition of "affiliated or associated" include an employment relationship?

    Yes. NPDB regulations state that "affiliated or associated" refers to health care entities with which a subject of a final adverse action has a business or professional relationship. Business or professional relationships include employment relationships.

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