Recent Court Decision Provides Reminder That Resignation Does Not Terminate Investigation nor Reporting Obligations

October 17, 2022Articles
American Health Law Association

On August 29, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon declined to grant a physician’s request for a mandatory injunction. In doing so, it upheld that health care entities, including hospitals, are legally mandated to report to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) where a practitioner surrenders their clinical privileges while under investigation, even if, in theory, the physician did not know he was under investigation. READ MORE