National Practitioner Data Bank: Hospital Reporting Obligations, Reporting Immunity, and Physician Strategies
NPDB Guidebook Updates, Statutory Immunity for Reporting, and Court Treatment
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide healthcare counsel on the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) reporting obligations for hospitals. The panel will address navigating through the gray areas of reporting and examine how the courts have dealt with immunity from liability for reporting, as well as discuss the physician's perspective.
- NPDB reporting requirements and processes for hospitals
- NPDB guidance and recent clarifications
- How the courts have interpreted and applied statutory immunity for filing a Data Bank report
- How to dispute a report, physician subject statements, and other physician strategies to deal with reporting
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- What are the critical reporting changes in the NPDB guidebook?
- What steps can counsel take to ensure compliance when dealing with a reporting "gray area"?
- The legal standards governing immunity from liability for filing a report with the NPDB
- What steps a physician can take to respond to a Data Bank report
Christopher C. Eades
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman
Mr. Eades devotes his practice to medical staff governance, credentialing and peer review. As part of his practice, he... | Read More
Mr. Eades devotes his practice to medical staff governance, credentialing and peer review. As part of his practice, he regularly counsels clients on matters involving medical staff bylaws, accreditation standards, hospital licensure rules and the Medicare Conditions of Participation. Mr. Eades is routinely engaged by the firm's clients to assist with the drafting and implementation of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement processes, peer review sharing arrangements, FPPE/OPPE processes and other medical staff policies and procedures addressing the conduct and competency of healthcare providers. Peer review confidentiality and peer review immunity are critical to effective hospital and medical staff quality review.Close
David A. Zarett
Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy
For over 30 years, Mr. Zarett has focused his practice on the representation of healthcare provider in state and... | Read More
For over 30 years, Mr. Zarett has focused his practice on the representation of healthcare provider in state and federals courts, arbitration, and before numerous administrative bodies. He handles all phases of state disciplinary investigations and proceedings, medical staff privileges matters, and resident physician and fellow grievance matters, among others. Mr. Zarett is an adjunct professor of law at Fordham Law School, where he teaches a class in Healthcare Law and Policy.Close