Monday, April 8, 2013

HRSA: The NPDB and HIPDB are Merging

Information regarding the merger of the Data Banks (the National Practitioner Data Bank [NPDB] and the Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank [HIPDB]) was published in the Federal Register, which means the NPDB and HIPDB will merge approximately 30 days from now into one Data Bank (NPDB) on May 6, 2013. The Data Bank system will be unavailable from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013 to 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013 (Eastern Time) for system maintenance related to the merger. 

Learn more about the merger from HRSA here and here.

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