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|Data Element Name: Source of Payment Code|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 29|
|Record Positions: See Group Definition||Format-Length: A/N - 1|
|Effective Date: 1/1/2003||Revision Date: January 2003|
The code which indicates the type of payment for this occurrence.
Codes and Values:
"E"=Other Federal Program
"F"=Insurance Company, HMO, or PHSP
"I"=Other Non-Federal Program
- For all payers Source of Payment Code is required.
- If "F" (Insurance Company, HMO, or PHSP) was coded, then Payer Identification
(Data Element 31)
- If either "C" (Medicare) or "D" (Medicaid) was coded, then Provider Identification Number
(Data Element 33)
- If "G" (Blue Cross) was coded, then Payer Identification (Data Element 31) and Provider Identification Number (Data Element 33) were required.