Study: National provider numbers are outdated

February 2008
Healthcare Risk Management;Feb2008 HIPAA, p4
The article focuses on the outdated business addresses of physicians who were issued a National Provider Identifier (NPI) by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).


Related Articles

  • Alert: Physicians Must Work Around Maintenance Outages, High Volumes to Attest to 2012 Meaningful Use. Goedert, Joseph // Healthdatamanagement.com;2/15/2013, p2 

    The article offers information on warning to physicians participating in the electronic reporting pilot program from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on submitting clinical quality measures data for their attestation in the U.S.

  • Physician departure notification.  // Medical Economics;6/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 11, p69 

    The article provides an answer to a question regarding the necessity to notify the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on a physician's departure in the U.S.

  • CMS paid out over $380 million in PQRS and Prescribing incentives in 2009 bringing hope for practices.  // Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement;5/21/2011, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p80 

    The article reports that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has paid 380 million U.S. dollars in Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and ePrescribing Incentive Program which brings hope for medical practices in the U.S.

  • Medicare Introduces New Authentication Process for Communications with CMS.  // American Family Physician;10/1/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p812 

    The article focuses on the need for physicians to retrieve their Medicare Provider Transaction Access Number by physicians for communications with the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) prior to March 1, 2009. The formerly retired numbers are needed from physicians when making...

  • Late news.  // Modern Healthcare;11/3/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 44, p4 

    This section offers news briefs related to the U.S. healthcare industry. Former American Hospital Association president J. Alexander McMahon died October 30, 2008 in North Carolina. Physicians who successfully comply with incentive programs could receive an overall payment boost of up to 5.1% in...

  • CMS Urged to Make Changes to Improve Medicare Physician Feedback Program.  // American Family Physician;9/15/2011, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p608 

    The article discusses the recommendations of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the improvement of the program of Medicare physician feedback including the use of methodological approaches for increasing physician eligibility.

  • Medicare Fee Schedule 2003.  // ASHA Leader;8/6/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 14, p1 

    Reports that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released on June 2002 the proposed revisions to payment policies updating payment rates under the 2003 Medicare physician fee schedule. Factors influencing the final rates; Areas of clinical practice that will have an impact on...

  • CMS proposes 9.9% cut to doc payments.  // AHA News;7/9/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 14, p8 

    The article reports on the proposal by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to lower Medicare physician payments by 9.9% in 2008. According to CMS, the proposed rule would resolve certain physician self-referral loopholes and it would require physical and occupational therapy...

  • A standoff on quality, P4P leaves a chilly room at confab.  // Modern Healthcare;4/30/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p36 

    The article reports on a dispute between the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the physician lobby at a session on the future of performance measures during the World Health Care Congress in Washington, D.C. It states that the dispute has started when CMS acting deputy...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics