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|Multi Request||West Virginia Medicaid Provider List with National Provider Identifier number, West Virginia state Licensed Healthcare Practitioner List with NPI number|
|Submitted||July 1, 2021|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
I am requesting an opportunity to inspect or obtain copies of public records that include an updated list of all West Virginia State Medicaid healthcare providers with the inclusion of their National Provider Indentifier (NPI) number. I am also requesting ALL Kansas state licensed healthcare providers in electronic data set with the inclusion of their National Provider Indentifier (NPI) number, if they are available (CSV electronic data format is preferred; however, excel or PDF electronic formats are also acceptable). The Medicaid and state health care licensee list should include Physicians (MD, DO), Telemedicine, Physician Assistants, Nurses, CRNA, Nurse Practitioners, Midwives, Dentists, Podiatrists, Dental Assistants, Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, Optometrists, Occupational Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Social Workers, Marriage and Family therapists, Psychologists, Emergency Medical Personnel (EMTs, Paramedics), Respiratory Therapists and so on. All types of practitioners from all dates electronically available would be appreciated. Specific items to be included in data set:
1. Provider name
2. National Provider Identifier (NPI) number
3. West Virginia 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)
6. Provider Specialty
7. Provider Practice Location
8. Please include Data Dictionary describing state Medicaid and state Licensure Data Sets
9. Please provide (if there is an existing) a static website link to verify an individual’s state healthcare licensure status provided by any and all available state healthcare licensing boards (Medical Board, Nursing, Dental, Optometry, Podiatry, Psychology, PT, OT, Radiologic Technologist, Respiratory Therapy, Chiropractor, Speech Therapy, Family Counseling, Social Work, etc).
If there are any fees for searching or copying these records, please email me if the cost will exceed $50. However, I would also like to request a waiver of all fees in that the disclosure of the requested information is in the public interest and will contribute significantly to the public’s healthcare transparency, healthcare access, fairness and greater overall public awareness.
The law requires that you respond to and fulfill this request "as promptly as possible." If you expect a significant delay in responding to and fulfilling this request, please contact me by phone or via email with information about when I might expect copies or the ability to inspect the requested records.
If you deny any or all of this request, please cite each specific exemption you feel justifies the refusal to release the information and notify me of the appeal procedures available to me under the law.
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 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Please see attached the West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine's response to your request under the Freedom of Information Act.
Chase O. Holcomb, Esq.
West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine
405 Capitol Street, Suite 402
Charleston, West Virginia 25301
The information contained in this electronic message is legally privileged and confidential under applicable law and is intended only for the use of the individual or entity named above. If the recipient of this message is not the above-named intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, copy or disclosure of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify the West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine, (304) 558-6095, and purge this communication immediately without making any copy or distribution.