HIPDB

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HIPDBHealthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank
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Many physicians are more familiar with the HIPDB's sister operation, the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), which collects information about medical malpractice judgments and settlements.
The HIPDB can be queried by health plans and by federal and state agencies, but it cannot be queried by hospitals, which is somewhat of a drawback, Ms.
Among those who do have access, federal agencies can query the HIPDB free of charge, while other agencies and health plans must pay $4.25 for each report.
"It wouldn't be right for us to have info on the HIPDB which they may not know about," Ms.
The items providers can dispute are very limited; for instance, if the reporting entity said the provider's license was suspended but the provider was actually put on probation instead, that could be changed, but the HIPDB will not look back at the facts in a particular case.
Users of the HIPDB appear to be fairly satisfied with the service, according to a recent survey of 886 data bank customers.
The HIPDB receives about 575,000 queries each year.
However, the items providers can dispute are very limited; for instance, if the reporting entity said the provider's license was suspended but the provider was actually put on probation instead, that could be changed, but the HIPDB will not look back at the facts in a particular case.
Users of the HIPDB appear to be satisfied with the service, according to a recent survey of 886 data bank customers.
Atkinson pointed out that the new HIPDB uses narratives with subjective information, which he cautioned raises the possibility of mistakes.
30, 2013); New Jersey--NPDB Report and Compliance Statistics by State, Table 5, NATIONAL PRACTITIONER DATA BANK, http://www.npdb hipdb.hrsa.gov/serviet/DataTablesBvStateSerylet?selectedTab=Tabular&stateName=NEW JERSEY (last visited Apr.
For more information about the HIPDB, visit its Web site at wwvv.npdb-hipdb.com.