|Provider Name||DR. MERLE FRANKLIN GODFREY III DDS|
|Provider Location Address||3669 TAYLOR RD #2178 LOOMIS, CA 95650|
|Provider Mailing Address||PO BOX 2178 LOOMIS, CA 95650|
|NPI Entity Type||Individual|
|Is Sole Proprietor?||Yes|
|Is Organization Subpart?||N/A|
|Last Update Date||04-18-2014|
DR. MERLE FRANKLIN GODFREY III DDS
3669 TAYLOR RD
Phone: (916) 660-0907
DR. MERLE FRANKLIN GODFREY III DDS
PO BOX 2178
NPI Validation Check Digit Calculation
The following table explains step by step the NPI number validation process using the ISO standard Luhn algorithm.
|Start with the original NPI number, the last digit is the check digit and is not used in the calculation.|
|Step 1: Double the value of the alternate digits, beginning with the rightmost digit.|
|Step 2: Add all the doubled and unaffected individual digits from step 1 plus the constant number 24.|
|2 + 0 + 0 + 3 + 0 + 0 + 8 + 6 + 1 + 8 + 24 = 52|
|Step 3: Subtract the total obtained in step 2 from the next higher number ending in zero, the result is the check digit.|
|60 - 52 = 8||8|
The NPI number 1003004698 is valid because the calculated check digit 8 using the Luhn validation algorithm matches the last digit of the original NPI number.
What is the National Provider Indentifier (NPI)?
The NPI is 10-position all-numeric identification number assigned by the NPPES to uniquely identify a health care provider.
Provider Location Address
The location address of the provider being identified. For providers with more than one physical location, this is the primary location. This address cannot include a Post Office box.
Provider Mailing Address
The mailing address of the provider being identified. This address may contain the same information as the provider location address.
Entity Type Code
Dr. Merle Franklin Godfrey Iii Dds is registered as an entity type code: 1. The entity type code describes the type of health care provider that is being assigned an NPI. The entity type codes are:
- 1 = Person: individual human being who furnishes health care.
- 2 = Non-person: entity other than an individual human being that furnishes health care (Examples: hospital, SNF, hospital subunit, pharmacy, or HMO)
What is a Subpart?
Subparts are the components and separate physical locations of organization health care providers. Subpart examples include:
Hospital components include outpatient departments, surgical centers, psychiatric units, and laboratories. These components are often separately licensed or certified by States and may exist at physical locations other than that of the hospital of which they are a component.
Provider Other Organization Name
The other organization name is the alternative last name by which the provider is or has been known (if an individual) or other name by which the organization provider is or has been known. The code identifying the type of other name. The provider other organization name codes are:
1 = former name;
2 = professional name;
3 = doing business as (d/b/ a) name;
4 = former legal business name; :
5 = other.
Provider Enumeration Date
The date the provider was assigned a unique identifier (assigned an NPI).
Last Update Date
The date that a NPI record was last updated or changed.
Primary Taxonomy Code
The primary taxonomy code defines the provider type, classification, and specialization. There could be only one primary taxonomy code per NPI record. For individual NPIs the license data is associated to the taxonomy code.
Authorized Official Name
The name of the person authorized to submit the NPI application or to officially change data for a health care provider.