National Provider Identifier (NPI): The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a HIPAA Administrative Simplification Standard for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. UPINs, Medicare PINs, state Medicaid numbers, provider identities provided by thousands of health insurers, and other identifiers were all needed to disambiguate a specific healthcare provider across the healthcare system. This… Continue reading Do Medical Students, Interns, And Residents Need NPI(National Provider Identifier)?
What is NPI (National Identifier Number)? The Health Care Provider Taxonomy code is a unique alphanumeric code, ten characters in length. The code set is structured into three distinct “Levels” including Provider Grouping, Classification, and Area of Specialization. The Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set is published (released) twice a year on July 1st and… Continue reading Why you should use NPI number In Standard Electronic Transactions