OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst
The National Practitioner Data Bank, authorized by the Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986, opened on September 1, 1990. A fee of $2 per physician name is charged for each request of information. (There is no charge for a physician to seek information on his or her own file.)
Hospitals, medical boards, professional and medical societies, malpractice insurers, and certain other health care entities are required to report information to the data bank. Hospitals are also . . .