Hospitals May Be Asking for Your Doctors' NPIs Soon

September 2012
Part B Insider;Sep2012, Vol. 13 Issue 30, pp240
The article offers updates on U.S. medical care-related issues. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announces the need for hospitals to submit National Provider Identifier (NPI) of the attending provider in the Attending Provider Name and Identifiers field effective January 1, 2013. A suit is filed by former employee of Hospice of the Comforter, Douglas Stone, claiming he was fired after urging the company to reimburse Medicare for billing for patients kept on service too long.


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