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The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(8/10/2022)
The August Insights gives a link to our narrative descriptions webinar. The NPDB Spotlight features medical malpractice payers. The Dear NPDB answers how to delete user accounts. We also give you a sneak peek at the NPDB NAMSS conference exhibit!

The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(7/13/2022)
The July Insights announces our Writing Narrative Descriptions for Reports Webinar, answers a reportability question, provides instructions for updating report information and designating an authorized agent, and clarifies how long it takes reports to become available in the NPDB.

The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(6/8/2022)
The June Insights announces the Writing Narrative Descriptions for Reports Webinar, gives access to our recorded NPDB 101 webinar and Q&As, answers a reportability, spotlights health plans, and provides instructions on what to do when you forget your NPDB account password.

Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(5/18/2022)
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, 2022. 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!
(5/11/2022)
The May Insights answers a reportability question, explains how hospitals interact with the NPDB, provides information on how to use NPIs with the NPDB, and defines who can be enrolled in Continuous Query.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(4/13/2022)
The April Insights announces the NPDB 101 Webinar, answers a reportability question, introduces our new How to Use Continuous Query video, and provides instructions on how to become the new administrator of your organization.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(3/9/2022)
The March Insights answers a reportability question, provides new and updated 2021 data and resources, and describes how practitioners interact with the NPDB.
Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(2/14/2021)
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 December 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!
(2/9/2022)
The February Insights answers a reportability question, provides steps on how to change your organization's information with the NPDB, and clarifies with whom an organization can share a query response.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(1/5/2022)
The January Insights answers a reportability question, clarifies whether or not hospitals are required to keep records of their queries, and explains how query credits work.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(12/8/2021)
The December Insights answers a reportability question, provides resources for NPDB virtual education requests, lists recordings and Q&As of past NPDB webcasts, and describes the role of a hospital administrator.
Public Use Data File and Data Analysis Tool Updated
(11/23/2021)
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 September 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!
(11/3/2021)
The November Insights announces the Is It Reportable? Webcast, answers a reportability question, gives ten fun facts about Medical Malpractice Payment Reports, provides findings from the NPDB User Survey, and details how to know if your Self-Query response is certified.
The Latest Version of NPDB Insights is Now Available!
(10/6/2021)
The October Insights answers a reportability question, reminds users of the NPDB query fee change, outlines administrator responsibilities, and provides instructions for responding to dispute information requests and canceling Continuous Query enrollments.
NPDB Query Fee Change
(10/1/2021)
On October 1, 2021, the NPDB changed our querying fees. A single One-Time Query, Continuous Query enrollment, and query credit are now $2.50 each. The cost of a digitally certified Self-Query is $3.00. For more information, see our NPDB to Change Query Fees article.
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.

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