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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Physician Notes:

CMS Explains Difference Between NPI and PTAN

Plus: AHA asks HHS to halt OIG audit practice of extrapolation. You know just where to list your NPI on your Medicare claims, and you have your PTAN handy whenever you call your MAC about a billing issue. But do you know the difference between these two identifiers, and why they both exist? Many providers don’t—and CMS aims to clear [...]