Federal legislation and regulations are the foundation of the Data Bank. The National Practitioner Data Bank and the Health Integrity and Protection Data Bank were created under different laws and have separate governing regulations. In addition, there are other important Federal laws that play a vital role with the Data Bank.
- Title IV of P.L. 99-660, Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986, as amended
- Section 1921 of the Social Security Act (Section 5(b) of PL 100-93, the Medicare and Medicaid Patient and Program Protection Act of 1987, as amended)
- Final Regulations, NPDB (includes Section 1921)
- Section 1128E of the Social Security Act (P.L. 104-191, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996)
- See Correction to the regulations below.
- November 24, 2000 Federal Register Vol. 65, No. 227
Correction amendment to the HIPDB final Rule. Corrects the regulatory definition of the term health plan.
- December 20, 1999 Federal Register Vol. 64, No. 243
Correction to the amendment to the HIPDB final rule. Allows the subject of a HIPDB report or designated representative to dispute the report at any time.
Other Related Legislation and Regulations
- Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 5 USC § 552
- Privacy Act of 1974, 5 USC § 552 a
- Civil Money Penalties
Federal Register Notices
- Federal Register Notices