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Health Care Choices Just Got More Difficult

By Ryan Springer • September 15, 2011 • Filed in: Medical Malpractice

Today the Department of Health and Human Services shut down public access to the National Practitioner Database.  This database used to include general information about malpractice claims.  It was a useful tool for members of the public to make educated and informed decisions about who to choose as a health care provider.  Not only is an important public resource gone, but it just got easier for bad doctors to hide their negligence.

 

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