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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 State Licensure and Certification Actions

  1. A state medical board suspended a physician's license and, as a result of the same incident, the state pharmacy board revoked the controlled dangerous substance (CDS) registrations of both the physician and a pharmacy that filled many of the physician's prescriptions. All actions were taken as a result of formal proceedings. How should these actions be reported to the NPDB?

    Three separate reports must be submitted to the NPDB. The state medical board must report the suspension of the physician's license. The pharmacy board must report the revocation of the physician's CDS registration and, separately, the revocation of the pharmacy's CDS registration.

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