45 CFR 162.406 - Standard unique health identifier for health care providers.

§ 162.406 Standard unique health identifier for health care providers.

(a)Standard. The standard unique health identifier for health care providers is the National Provider Identifier (NPI). The NPI is a 10-position numeric identifier, with a check digit in the 10th position, and no intelligence about the health care provider in the number.

(b)Required and permitted uses for the NPI.

(1) The NPI must be used as stated in §§ 162.410, 162.412, and 162.414.

(2) The NPI may be used for any other lawful purpose.

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 45 CFR Part 162 after this date.

  • 2015-05-29; vol. 80 # 103 - Friday, May 29, 2015
    1. 80 FR 30646 - Request for Information Regarding the Requirements for the Health Plan Identifier
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      Request for information.
      To be assured consideration, written or electronic comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on July 28, 2015.
      45 CFR Part 162
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