Health Information Systems: National Practitioner Data Bank Continues to Experience Problems : Report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services

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Page 1 - Operations not later than 60 days after the date of the report and to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations with the agency's first request for appropriations made more than 60 xiays after the date of the report.
Page 8 - Practitioner Data Bank: Information on Small Medical Malpractice Payments (GAO/IMTEC-92-56, July 7, 1992), and Health Information Systems: National Practitioner Data Bank Continues to Experience Problems (GAO/IMTEC-93-1, Jan.
Page 8 - The Medicare and Medicaid Patient and Program Protection Act of 1987 expanded the reporting requirements to include podiatrists, clinical psychologists, and essentially any other licensed independent practitioner.
Page 36 - Our long-range strategy for increasing security is to minimize the use of hard copy paper documents through the use of electronic on-line transmission of queries, responses to queries, adverse action and malpractice payment reports via a secure data network.
Page 36 - The responses . are placed in envelopes with transparent windows thereby completely eliminating the possible human error of placing a query response in the wrong envelope.

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