With the August, 2013 data release, a new milestone has been reached in the U.S. healthcare industry. There are now 4,021,049 healthcare providers covered under HIPAA, of which 900,126 are physicians.
Over 1 million entities, mostly physicians and physician groups, are enrolled to bill Medicare, according to the PECOS Ordering and Referring report.
Added just this month were 30,578 new NPI records. Over the past 60 days, changes were made by healthcare providers on 127,972 NPI records.
The CarePrecise Access Complete dataset includes all of these records.