By Julian Hattem - 04/04/13 06:24 PM EDT
The rule requires HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to transition data from one storehouse to the other and then eliminate the unnecessary data bank.
Both information storehouses were created by Congress to alert hospitals and medical professionals to the possible warning signs of doctors and medical providers who have blemishes on their records.
Certain state agencies and portions of the healthcare industry currently have to submit reports to both banks. After the change, they will just report to one.