Validating national provider identifier
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website is an excellent resource for detailed information on the National Provider Identifier. While keeping NPI enumeration requirements in mind, Independence strongly encourages providers to enumerate with NPIs in the same configuration as they are now enumerated with IBC using Corporate Provider IDs.Where are the Independence billing instructions and companion guides?A tool for validating NPI (National Provider Identifier) Numbers - Written in C# Usage: Run the exe, enter NPI as a ten-digit number (where last digit is the check-digit) without any prefix or special characters.Voila, your NPI will be validated - or not ;) Background: NPI Numbers are very useful in data analysis of healthcare providers and having a surefire way of telling whether an NPI is valid can be very useful for user input validation.A sole proprietor/sole proprietorship is eligible for a single NPI.A sole proprietor/sole proprietorship cannot have subparts and cannot designate subparts.Covered entities include health plans, health care clearinghouses, and those health care providers who transmit any health information in electronic form in connection with a transaction for which the Secretary of Health and Human Services has adopted a standard. An individual cannot have subparts and cannot designate subparts.
Does Independence plan to validate [meet CMS NPI formula] and verify [Dr. Does Independence plan to give providers access to their NPIs in provider directories?If providers choose to enumerate their subparts further than they currently have today with payer legacy numbers, will Independence require enrollment of their additional subparts?Does Independence currently require different NPIs when there are different provider numbers?Billing information can be found in our Claims submission toolkit for proper electronic and paper claims submissions as well as in our companion guides.Additional information can be found in issues of Will Independence allow providers to bill legacy and/or NPI?