1986 Health Care Quality
The 1986 Health Care Quality Improvement Act established a database that is intended to improve the quality of healthcare in this country. Two other databases have merged with it and now offer many potential advantages.
- Describe the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB).
- Identify the uses of the NPDB.
- Analyze any limitations of the NPDB.
- Describe how NPDB relates to billing for services.