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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: Subject Statements and the Dispute Process

  1. If the subject of a report enters the report into Dispute Status, will it automatically be elevated to Dispute Resolution after 60 days?

    No. The subject of the report must request that the report be elevated to Dispute Resolution and submit the required documentation. Once the report has been entered into Dispute Status, the subject of the report must wait 60 days (or a lesser time if the subject obtains written proof from the reporting entity that the reporting entity will not change or void the report as requested by the subject) before requesting that the report be elevated to Dispute Resolution. During that time, the subject of the report must attempt to contact the reporting entity to attempt to resolve the dispute.

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