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National Practitioner Data Bank: Gray Areas In Reporting

USA - March 13 2019 The National Practitioner Data Bank (“NPDB”) is a confidential information clearinghouse created by Congress with the primary goals of improving…

Understanding the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners

USA - January 25 2019 In December, I had the pleasure of speaking to the Tennessee Recovery Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to educating the community about the disease…

New Requirements to Report to the National Practitioner Data Bank

USA - November 19 2018 Notable revisions to the Guidebook include the fact that each of the following situations is now identified as a reportable change in a…

Midlevel Providers’ Role in the Ever-Changing Landscape of Prescribing

USA - June 8 2018 Depending on the state in which a nurse practitioner or physician assistant practices, he or she can likely prescribe controlled and non-controlled…

10 Ways to Avoid Losing Your Medical License: Part III

USA - April 25 2018 A physician should ensure that he or she has appropriate records documenting each patient encounter, particularly if the encounter includes a…