CMS Hosts Roundtable to Discuss NPI Guidance and Implementation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a 90-minute roundtable to provide overview and responses to questions about its contingency guidance related to implementation of the National Provider Identifier (NPI). CMS announced the contingency guidance on April 3 (NAHC Report 4/4/07). CMS said it would implement a 12-month contingency plan for covered entities…