** Attention **

United Concordia is dedicated to helping TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) enrollees impacted by natural disasters. We realize you are wrestling with many issues and concerns while dealing with the effects of Hurricane Dorian - your dental care shouldn’t be one of them.
If your dental treatment has been impacted by the current situation, contact United Concordia at 1-800-858-0051 to locate a dentist, coordinate benefits, and answer any questions regarding dental coverage. Please let us know you’ve been affected by the disaster when you call.

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NPI Information Center

NPI - National Provider Identifier

Our NPI Strategy

As a result of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Final Rule adopting the NPI as the standard unique identifier for health care providers became effective May 23, 2005. As of this date, health care providers became eligible to receive this 10 position, intelligence-free, numeric identifier assigned by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES). The goal of the NPI is to simplify the administration of the health care system and enable efficient electronic transmission of certain health information.

All health care providers are eligible to receive NPIs. HIPAA covered entities, such as providers completing electronic transactions, must include the NPI to identify covered health care providers in standard transactions as of May 23, 2008.

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