Drug reimportation and NPI development

  • The Fiscal Year 2008 FDA appropriations bill passed by the House of Representatives last week (HR 3161) includes a provision “effectively permitting the importation of lower-cost prescription drugs from places such as Canada, Australia and Europe,” according to the Associated Press. The bill now moves onto the Senate
  • CMS announced today that HIPAA National Provider Identifiers will be publicly disclosed over the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) beginning September 4, 2007.