Health care providers practice in a regulatory environment that is evolving at a dizzying pace. Within the last century, physicians have journeyed from an entirely self-regulated guild to a complex system of rigid enforcement controlled by lawyers, compliance officers and government regulators. However, the most significant aspect of health law that has changed markedly over the last half century is the disciplinary reporting system, which affects everything from physician credentialling, privileging, licensing and third-party payer provider status to specialty board certification and membership in professional societies.

Mandelbaum Barrett PC Healthcare attorney Alex Keoskey shares his insights into why you want to avoid an adverse report to the National Practitioner Data Bank in today’s issue of Medical Economics.

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