CMS Posts New Transmittal Regarding NPI

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on October 26 posted a new transmittal, "How to Handle the National Provider Identifier (NPI) for Ordering/Referring and Attending/Operating/Other/Service Facility for Medicare Claims," online at www.cms.hhs.gov/transmittals/downloads/R225PI.pdf.

The transmittal states that in accordance with the NPI final rule, when an identifier is reported on a claim for ordering/referring provider, that identifier must be a NPI.

2007-11-02T00:00:00+00:00 November 2nd, 2007|Professional Development|