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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 Clinical Privileges Actions

  1. A hospital imposed a 30-day suspension of privileges as a result of a professional review action based on a physician's professional competence. Should this be reported to the NPDB?

    No. The action should not be reported because the adverse action taken by the professional review body was not imposed for more than 30 days. However, if this action had lasted longer than 30 days, it must be reported to the NPDB on the 31st day.

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