External Resource Links

Noridian believes providers should have access to as many resources as possible. That's why we provide links to related sites that expand upon the information we provide. We hope you find these links helpful.

Note: All links on this page will direct you away from the Noridian Medicare site. Noridian cannot and does not make any representation to you about these sites or the materials available on them. Noridian does not endorse products or services offered by these organizations.

Other Medicare Entities

Link Description
NPI Registry The NPI Registry enables you to search for a provider's NPPES information. All information produced by the NPI Registry is provided in accordance with the NPPES Data Dissemination Notice. Information in the NPI Registry is updated daily.
Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Medicare Administrative Contractor:
  • Noridian for Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming
Although DME is covered by Medicare Part B, it is a different contract from Medicare Part B Fee-For-Service. DME supplies medical equipment such as:
  • Canes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs
  • Diabetic test strips and monitors
  • Hospital beds
  • Ostomy bags, surgical dressings and splints
  • Prosthetics/orthotics



Link Description
Federal Register Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
USA.gov Your online guide to government information and services.


Ordering Publications

Link Description
AMA Physician Catalog Purchase your coding books through the AMA.
American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) Handbook The 2012 AHFS Drug Information is the best selling source of comprehensive, unbiased, evaluative drug data available for healthcare professionals today.
Medical Coding Books and Software (ICD-10, and CPT) Purchase your coding books through http://www.medical-coding.net


Information for Beneficiaries

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Administration on Aging In order to serve a growing senior population, AoA envisions ensuring the continuation of a vibrant aging services network at State, Territory, local and Tribal levels through funding of lower-cost, non-medical services and supports that provide the means by which many more seniors can maintain their independence.
National Institute on Aging (NIA) NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads the federal government in conducting and supporting research on aging and the health and well-being of older people.
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.
Office of Disability Employment Policy - Disability Resources The US Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations. You can find answers to questions about everything from Social Security benefits to employment to affordable and accessible housing.
Social Security Administration (SSA) The official Website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.
SSA (Español) The official Website of the U.S. Social Security Administration. (Español)


Additional Resources

Link Description
Washington Publishing Company A website that contains descriptions for Remittance Advice reason and remark codes and other ASC X12 codes.
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Dedicated to improving healthcare through Electronic Commerce.


Last Updated Dec 09 , 2023