Podiatrist Attorney Lawrence F. Kobak, DPM, Esq. Authors Article for Podiatry Management About The National Practitioner Data Bank
Frier Levitt Podiatrist-Attorney, Lawrence F. Kobak, DPM, Esq. has authored an article in the current edition (February 2021) of Podiatry Management about The National Practitioner Data Bank.
Congress, in 1986, passed a law that created the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). The NPDB is national in scope. Individual states may have their own data bases with their own rules. Its purposes included reducing healthcare fraud, increasing the quality of care, and protecting the public. Over the years, Congress has passed additional laws expanding the scope of the NPDB. Podiatrists are included in the NPDB.
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