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|Data Element Name: Payer Identification Number|
|SPARCS Data Element Number: 31|
|Record Positions: See Group Definition||Format-Length: A/N - 5|
|Effective Date: 1/1/2003||Revision Date: January 2003|
The number which identifies the payer organization associated with this sequence for which the provider might expect some payment of the bill.
Codes and Values:
|1.||Payer||Type of Number|
|Blue Cross||Plan Number
|Commercial Insurers||NAIC, NEIC,DOI, or DOH Number
|Medicaid||State Agency Assigned number to be determined
|Medicare||Blue Cross Number or Commercial Insurer NAIC Number depending on
|2.||Must have been right justified and zero filled.
|3.||If this field was not applicable it must have contained zeroes.|
- If Source of Payment Code
(Data Element 29) is Blue Cross ("G"), then Payer Identification is required
and must have been valid in accordance with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plan Numbers
- If Source of Payment Code (Data Element 29) is Insurance Company ("F"), then Payer Identification is required and must have been a valid numeric.