Effective January 5, 2015, in cases when a NGHP RRE cannot obtain an individual’s HICN or full SSN, RREs may report using the following data elements:
- Last five digits of SSN
- First Initial
- Date of Birth, and
When a NGHP RRE is unable to obtain or does not provide the HICN, full SSN, or any of the above listed data elements, the RRE must document their attempts to obtain this information. Further instructions will be released in the future.
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