DSHS is NPI Ready - Ahead of Schedule!
- The National Provider Identifier (NPI) project began in the fall of 2005 with the Assessment phase. We coordinated our effort with HHSC, DADS, TMHP and DSHS.
- Official DSHS Kick off was May 2006.
- DSHS began deploying remediated systems in May of 2007.
- DSHS worked hard to stay on track with multiple release dates as set by CMS and TMHP.
- DSHS is NPI Ready!
- Before the state compliance date of 3/1/08, and
- Before the federal compliance date of 5/23/08
Information on the most updated Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) outreach specific to NPI can be found on the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) website at www.tmhp.com. Select NPI Announcements from the menu bar at the top of the screen.