CMS Issues Urgent Notice to Providers on Accurate NPPES Data

In an effort to ensure that the data submitted to the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) for organization health care providers is accurate, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiated an NPPES-IRS data match to confirm that the legal business name (LBN) and employer identification number (EIN) in NPPES are consistent with Internal Revenue Services (IRS) data. This week,…