As you know, the HIPAA National Provider Identifier compliance date is May 23, 2007. At long last, HHS has submitted the critically important National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) Data Dissemination policy to the Office of Management and Budget OMB) for final review before publication in the Federal Register.
AGENCY: HHS-CMS RIN: 0938-AN71
TITLE: National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) Data Dissemination (CMS-6060-NC)
STAGE: Notice ECONOMICALLY SIGNIFICANT: No
RECEIVED DATE: 02/26/2007 LEGAL DEADLINE: None
Hopefully OMB will complete its review quickly and health plans will see the policy this month.