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Data Element Name:  Provider Identification Number
SPARCS Data Element Number:  33
Record Positions:  See Group Definition Format-Length:  A/N - 13
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003


The identification number assigned by the payer associated with this sequence to the provider submitting the bill.

Codes and Values:
  1. Must have been left justified with no embedded blanks and space filled.
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry if Source of Payment Code (Data Element 29) was Medicare, Medicaid, or Blue Cross.