Search the NPI Registry
Find any NPI number with this fast and free NPI Lookup tool. Search the full NPI registry by:
- NPI Number
- Doctor Name
- Organization Name
- Practice Address
- Phone Number
- Taxonomy or Specialty Code
- Provider Type
Our NPI Lookup also returns results for partial search terms. The information in this database was last updated on: 01-09-2022.
The result set is sortable and includes the NPI number, Provider Name, Taxonomy, Specialization, Address, Phone Number and also includes PECOS enrollment information.
For more granular results use the Advanced NPI Number Lookup to narrow your results by using a combination of search parameters.
Use our free PECOS Lookup tool to find providers currently enrolled in PECOS. Enrollment in PECOS indicates the provider is a verified Medicare professional eligible to order or refer health care services for Medicare patients.
What is an NPI number?
The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a standard public unique identifier assigned to HIPAA covered providers. The NPI is a 10-position all-numeric identification number assigned by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) to uniquely identify a health care provider.
NPI numbers won't change even if the health care provider name, address, taxonomy or employer changes.
The adoption of The NPI Final Rule in January 2004 established the NPI number as the standard unique identifier for all HIPAA standard transactions, replacing all legacy identifiers like UPIN numbers.
Who needs an NPI number?
All health care providers like physicians, suppliers, hospitals, medical groups or medical organizations that engage in HIPAA covered transactions need a NPI number. You are A HIPAA-covered entity if you electronically transmit health care information in a HIPAA standard transaction.
What are NPI numbers used for?
A NPI number is required to process:
- Medical insurance claims and encounter information
- Medical claims status
- Coordination of benefits
- Insurance eligibility, enrollment, and disenrollment
- Insurance payment and remittance advice
- Patient referrals and authorizations
How do you find a NPI number?
The National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) is the official entity that assigns NPI numbers, maintains and updates all the health care information associated with each NPI number. You can easily find any NPI number using our NPI Lookup tool. Our NPI database is updated regularly with the latest updated NPI information for all health care providers and organizations.
Can't find the NPI number you're looking for?
The NPI Profile registry is updated regularly but it is not in real time. The information in the registry might also be misspelled. Please try searching similar our database using a partial search or different name variations.