What is a NPI and How Do You Get One?

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A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a 10-digit numerical identifier for health-care providers. It has a national reach and is specific to the provider. Previously, a provider had a unique identification number for each payer;…

How long does it take to get NPI number?

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What is an NPI? All healthcare providers are required by HIPAA to have a National Provider Identifier (NPI). Individual healthcare providers, as well as provider associations such as clinics, hospitals, schools, and group practices, are…

Who is eligible for an NPI number?

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What is an NPI Number? The NPI (National Provider Identifier) Number is a 10-digit numerical identifier that is used to classify a single provider or a healthcare organization. Other suppliers, employers, health plans, and payers…

How do I check my DEA status online?

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The federal Drug Enforcement Administration requires any physician who administers, prescribes, or dispenses any controlled substance to be licensed.¬† As a resident working within your program, you are covered under the registration of your training…

How do I look up a DEA number?

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You must perform a DEA search as part of the recruiting process if you are hiring a physician, pharmacist, dentist, or nurse who can administer and prescribe medications. DEA numbers are unique identifiers, and if…