HealthCare Identifiers for Individual and Provider

Recent National E-Health implementation added additional identifiers IHI, HPI-I and HPI-O can be used for an individual and provider on top of existing identifiers such as Medicare, Insurance etc. Different identifiers are used for different purposes for example insurance identifier is used when sendingĀ  insurance information to identify specific individual, IHI number used when accessing PCEHR, organisation may use one Medicare number for billing purposes and other for administrative purposes. Read more