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The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(9/1/2021)
The September Insights announces changes to NPDB querying fees and user password requirements, answers a reportability question, and clarifies dispute eligibility.
Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(8/16/2021)
The NPDB Public Use Data File and the Data Analysis Tool have been updated to include disclosable statistical report information received from September 1, 1990 through June 30, 2021. The files do not contain any information that identifies individual practitioners or reporting entities and is designed for statistical analysis only.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(8/4/2021)
The August Insights announces changes to NPDB querying fees and continuous query enrollment, answers a reportability question, and clarifies what happens during a compliance review.
Change in Query Fees
(7/21/2021)
Announced in the Federal Register, effective October 1, 2021, the NPDB will increase fees for Continuous Query and One-Time from $2.00 to $2.50. The cost of a Self-Query will be reduced from $4.00 to $3.00, with an additional $3.00 fee for each mailed paper copy.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(7/7/2021)
The July Insights announces the Compliance Update webcast for state licensing boards, answers a reportability question, introduces the NPDB's new certified Self-Query responses, and provides step-by-step instructions for reporting other adjudicated actions or decisions.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(6/9/2021)
The June Insights features our new How to Order a Self-Query training video, announces our NPDB User Survey and reporting updates for state boards and certification agencies, answers a reportability question, provides step-by-step instructions for reporting criminal convictions, and details how to view an old Self-Query response.
Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(5/14/2021)
The NPDB Public Use Data File and the Data Analysis Tool have been updated to include disclosable statistical report information received from September 1, 1990 through March 31, 2021. The files do not contain any information that identifies individual practitioners or reporting entities and is designed for statistical analysis only.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(5/5/2021)
The May Insights announces the NPDB User Survey and reporting updates planned for state licensing and certification agencies, answers a reportability question, provides step-by-step instructions for reporting civil judgments, and clarifies what the NPDB considers a health plan.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(4/7/2021)
The April Insights announces our Medical Malpractice Reporting Requirements Teleconference, answers a reportability question, provides step-by-step instructions on reporting Medical Malpractice payment reports, and explains the advantages of Continuous Query.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(3/4/2021)
The March Insights gives a preview of reporting updates planned for state licensing and certification agencies, answers a reportability question, highlights updated 2020 data and resources, details step-by-step instructions for reporting state licensure actions, and outlines eligibility requirements for registering with the NPDB.
Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(2/12/2021)
The NPDB Public Use Data File and the Data Analysis Tool have been updated to include disclosable statistical report information received from September 1, 1990 through December 31, 2020. The files do not contain any information that identifies individual practitioners or reporting entities and is designed for statistical analysis only.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(2/3/2021)
The February Insights answers a reportability question, introduces a new series of articles detailing step-by-step instructions for reporting, and clarifies the differences between a practitioner's Self-Query and a query submitted by an organization.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(1/6/2021)
The January Insights answers a reportability question, gives tips on how to keep your account running smoothly, provides reporting resources, and explains when to submit void reports.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(12/9/2020)
The December Insights answers a reportability question, gives an overview of resources updated in 2020, provides quick tips on how to report unlicensed practitioners, and explains how to use a CVO to query.
Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(11/13/2020)
The NPDB Public Use Data File and the Data Analysis Tool have been updated to include disclosable statistical report information received from September 1, 1990 through September 30, 2020. The files do not contain any information that identifies individual practitioners or reporting entities and is designed for statistical analysis only.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(11/4/2020)
The November Insights gives you a chance to register for our Attestation Teleconference, answers a reportability question, explains the disputes process, and clarifies reporting deadlines.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(10/7/2020)
The October Insights announces the Attestation teleconference and the new Customer Service Center survey, answers a reportability question, provides a roundup of the query fee waiver, explains the NPDB's secure messaging system, and describes the differences between a Correction Report and a Revision-to-Action Report.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(9/2/2020)
The September Insights announces attestation updates, the end of the query fee waiver, and the NPDB 101 teleconference; answers a reportability question; provides information about investigations; and clarifies when entities should query.
Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(8/7/2020)
The NPDB Public Use Data File and the Data Analysis Tool have been updated to include disclosable statistical report information received from September 1, 1990 through June 30, 2020. The files do not contain any information that identifies individual practitioners or reporting entities and is designed for statistical analysis only.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(8/5/2020)
The August Insights announces the NPDB 101 Teleconference, answers a reportability question, explains the reasons for reporting, provides tips on writing report narrative descriptions, and describes the differences between One-Time and Continuous Query.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(7/8/2020)
The July Insights provides an update to the NPDB query fee waiver, answers a reportability question, explains who is reportable to the NPDB, offers tips for keeping your account up-to-date, and provides a timeline for when reports are available after submission.
NPDB Query Fee Waiver Extended For Registered Entities
(7/1/2020)
The NPDB query fee waiver has been extended through September 30, 2020. The NPDB continues to support our users' efforts in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(6/11/2020)
The June Insights answers query credit questions, explains how to query and report temporary privileges and employees, provides resources for uploading electronic documents, and answers a reportability question.
Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(5/13/2020)
The NPDB Public Use Data File and the Data Analysis Tool have been updated to include disclosable statistical report information received from September 1, 1990 through March 31, 2020. The files do not contain any information that identifies individual practitioners or reporting entities and is designed for statistical analysis only.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(5/6/2020)
The May Insights provides an update for reporting during COVID-19, explains the differences between querying with centralized vs. decentralized credentialing, supplies an overview of reporting, and addresses how much information is needed when submitting a query.
National Practitioner Data Bank Query Fees Waived Through May 31, 2020
(4/15/2020)
The NPDB is temporarily waiving query fees (both one-time query and continuous query) to support our users' efforts in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. The waiver is retroactive from March 1, 2020, through May 31, 2020. Read More
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(4/15/2020)
The April Insights provides an update on the NPDB's efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, answers a reportability question, addresses the advantages of maintaining multiple administrator accounts, and explains when proctoring is reportable.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(3/4/2020)
The March Insights answers a reportability question, discusses how patient safety relates to attestation, provides resources for continuous report monitoring, and provides a list of updated data resources.
Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(2/14/2020)
The NPDB Public Use Data File and the Data Analysis Tool have been updated to include disclosable statistical report information received from September 1, 1990 through December 31, 2019. The files do not contain any information that identifies individual practitioners or reporting entities and is designed for statistical analysis only.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(2/5/2020)
The February Insights announces the Querying Webcast, answers a reportability question, explains how to use your Subject Database, and provides an overview of NPDB summary emails.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(1/8/2020)
The January Insights answers a reportability question, discusses reports submitted after 30 days, announces the upcoming webcasts, and highlights the new compliance map.

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