What is an NPI number, and how is the NPI number obtained?

Requirment: 150 words in APA format, reference search via website.

Visiting the CMS website. Further your research skills by once again visiting the CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) website: http://www.cms.gov

Use the search box to locate information about the NPI. Answer and discuss the following questions:

  • What is an NPI number, and how is the NPI number obtained?
  • How will the NPI number be used on a claim form?
  • How can you find NPI numbers for other physicians and providers?
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