Tag - Legal

Applying for a National Provider Identifier number

June 29th, 2022

The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique, government-issued, standard identification number for individual providers and healthcare organizations.

What you need to know about CompHealth’s medical malpractice coverage

June 22nd, 2022

Here’s what you need to know about CompHealth’s medical malpractice coverage, including what to do in the event of a malpractice claim.

Obtaining DEA registration

April 13th, 2022

Every physician who administers, prescribes, or dispenses any controlled substance must be registered with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). When you complete your training, you must obtain your own individual DEA registration. You will also need your own registration if you moonlight while still a resident.

Getting your first medical license

October 9th, 2020

Attaining your first medical license can be a daunting task. If you start the process with a clear understanding of what documents you must include, the process can be much easier. Use the following list to determine what documents you will need to procure your medical license.

DEA registration, transfer, and office locations

September 1st, 2019

Every physician who dispenses drugs needs to be registered with the DEA. But what about locum tenens physicians? CompHealth encourages physicians to transfer DEAs to the state of their assignment.