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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 took a professional review action to revoke a nurse practitioner's clinical privileges for reasons related to professional conduct. Should this action be reported to the NPDB?

    This action is not required to be reported but may be reported. Hospitals and other health care entities must report professional review actions based on reasons related to professional competence or professional conduct that adversely affect the clinical privileges (including network participation and panel membership) of physicians or dentists. Hospitals and other health care entities may report such clinical privileges actions when taken against health care practitioners other than physicians and dentists.

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