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Short SAS Name
SAS Name
TAXONOMY

A NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT (HIPAA)-COMPLIANT CODE THAT DESCRIBES THE PROVIDER SPECIALTY OR INSTITUTION TYPE OF THE INSTITUTION BILLING/CARING FOR THE BENEFICIARY.

Comments

NOTE: IN MAX 2005, THIS VARIABLE WAS ADDED TO THE FILE.
NOTE: IN MAX 2005-2008, THIS VARIABLE WAS 9-FILLED.
NOTE: IN MAX 2009, THIS VARIABLE WAS NO LONGER 9-FILLED.

SOURCE: MSIS CLAIMS FILE: 'PROVIDER-TAXONOMY'.