All NHIN identity management is local

Over the last few years, federal and state health IT policymakers have paid little attention to the problem of managing provider identities.

The exception is the National Provider Identifier (NPI), a unique 10-digit identification number the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began issuing to providers in 2006 to help manage transactions protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Focus Areas: BPEL | DITA | ebXML | IDtrust | OpenDocument | SAML | UBL | UDDI
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