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  1. FHIR Specification Feedback
  2. FHIR-25580

Practitioner.identifier is constrained to an NPI

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    • Type: Change Request
    • Status: Resolved - change required (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Medium
    • Resolution: Not Persuasive with Modification
    • Specification:
      US CARIN Real-time Pharmacy Benefit Check (RTPBC) (FHIR)
    • Work Group:
      Pharmacy
    • Related Artifact(s):
      RTPBC Practitioner Profile
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    • Resolution Description:
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      Adopt the US Core Practitioner profile, which defines Practitioner.identifier as 1..* with a mandatory NPI slice. Constrain the profile further to make the cardinality 1..1

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      Adopt the US Core Practitioner profile, which defines Practitioner.identifier as 1..* with a mandatory NPI slice. Constrain the profile further to make the cardinality 1..1
    • Resolution Vote:
      Frank McKinney / Daniel Zhang : 12-0-0
    • Change Category:
      Enhancement
    • Change Impact:
      Compatible, substantive
    • Applied for Version:
      0.1.0

      Description

      Currently Practitioner.identifier is allowed to repeat but is constrained to NPI IDs. Is it likely that a provider will have multiple NPI IDs? Or can this be constrained to a single ID? Or should the NPI requirement just be a slice of .identifier?

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              Reporter:
              craig.newman Craig Newman
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