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|Data Element Name: Provider Identification Number||File Location: Master, De-Identified|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 43|
|Record Positions: See Group Definition||Format-Length: A/N - 13|
|Effective Date: 1/1/1994||Revision Date:|
|Deniable Data Element: No|
The identification number assigned by the payer associated with this sequence to the provider submitting the bill.Codes and Values:
Must have been left justified with no embedded blanks and space filled.
- Must have been a valid entry if Source of Payment Code (Data Element 38) was Medicare, Medicaid, or Blue Cross.