NATIONAL PLAN AND PROVIDER ENUMERATION SYSTEM (NPPES)

What is NATIONAL PLAN AND PROVIDER ENUMERATION SYSTEM (NPPES)?

NATIONAL PLAN AND PROVIDER ENUMERATION SYSTEM (NPPES) meaning The system that uniquely identifies a health care provider (as defined at 45 CFR 160.103) and assigns it an NPI. The system is designed with the future capability to also enumerate health plans once the Secretary has adopted a standard unique health identifier for health plans.

 

reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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