NPIs Must Be Included in Medicare and Medicaid Claims as of June 2012

Last week CMS announced via final rule that National Provider Identifiers (NPIs) must be included on submitted claims in order to receive payment for Medicare and Medicaid service or when applying for enrollment in either program. This requirement will improve efforts to prevent Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse. For more fraud and abuse awareness, click here.


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