HWR is one one my favorite "carnivals:" it appeals to my "inner geek," and I almost always discover a new (to me) health blog. This week's 'Review is particularly well done: host Jaan Sidorov adds his own "take" on most of the entries, which spices things up even more.
Some 10 years ago, when HIPAA was a newborn, my CE partner and I did the unthinkable: we actually read the whole thing (200+ pages), and developed what became our most popular class. Ray found a little nugget called the "National Provider Number" (NPI). Sounds innocuous enough, but as Dr Zagreus Ammon explains, there's a lot more than meets the eye.