|Submitted||July 26, 2021|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
I am requesting a Rhode Island Medicaid healthcare provider list in electronic format (CSV preferred) that would include the providers NPI, Medicaid ID, and state license information. Specific items to be included in data set:
1. Provider name
2. National Provider Identifier (NPI) number
3. RI State Healthcare License number and initial date of issuance or expiry (if available/applicable)
4. Education / School/Training, if available
5. Provider type (MD, DO, PA, RN, PT, OT, OD, CRNA, DMD, DDS, DPM etc)
7. Practice Location
8. Please include Data Dictionary describing state Medicaid Data Set
9. Please provide (if there is an existing) a static website link to verify an individual’s state healthcare licensure status and Medicaid status (accepting, not accepting new Medicaid patients etc).
If the costs of obtaining this data set exceeds $50 please inform me. I would like to request few waivers if there are significant costs, as this is performed for healthcare access and more transparent access to health care.
Thank you for considering my request,
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.
I am in receipt of your public records request seeking the following: “Rhode Island Medicaid healthcare provider list”.
The Department of Health has no records in its possession or custody responsive to your request. We would recommend that you contact the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health & Human Services which can be accessed via this link: http://www.eohhs.ri.gov and or contact Judy Greene at Judy.Greene@ohhs.ri.gov<mailto:Judy.Greene@ohhs.ri.gov> with your request. Please be advised: that agency may or may not have the documents you seek.
Thank you for your interest in keeping government open and accountable to the public.
Joseph Wendelken | Public Information Officer
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 401; Providence, Rhode Island 02908
Desk: 401-222-3998 | Mobile: 401-378-0704
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Thanks Joseph for sharing the added contact information.