Thursday, January 28, 2010

NPDB Section 1921 Final Rule Published

The final rule implementing the section 1921 changes to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) was published in today's Federal Register.

The new rule expands the NPDB, allowing users to query sanctions against all licensed healthcare providers, including nurses, podiatrists, chiropractors, and psychologists.

The rule becomes effective March 1, 2010 and can be found here:

Source: Federal Register

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