The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing now requires new and currently enrolled organization health care providers to use an NPI for service location and provider type. Read the article below to get more information on the new implementation of HB 18-1282.
HB 18-1282 requires newly enrolling and currently enrolled organization health care providers (not individuals) to obtain and use a unique National Provider Identifier (NPI) for each service location and provider type enrolled in the Colorado interChange.
The Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (the Department) is responsible for implementing Section 3 of HB 18-1282, which added 25.5-4-419 to the Colorado Revised Statutes. The Department’s proposed draft regulations are related to Section 3 of HB 18-1282 and resulting statutes. Please note that Section 2 of HB 18-1282 is not within the Department’s authority and adds language to the statutes for the Department of Public Health and Environment. The Department’s proposed draft regulations are not related to Section 2 of HB 18-1282, and can only answer questions related to our proposed draft regulations implementing Section 3 of HB 18-1282.