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New Physician Specialty Code for Hospitalist

Effective April 1, 2017, a new physician specialty code for hospitalist will be implemented. 

When enrolling in Medicare, physicians self-designate their Medicare physician specialty on the Medicare enrollment application or in the Internet-based Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS). The new physician specialty code C6 has been designated for hospitalist. Additional information is available in MLN Matters® article MM9716