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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health insurance portability standards.

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Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) Directory

The Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) Directory contains selected information on physicians, doctors of Osteopathy, limited licensed practitioners and some non-physician practitioners who are enrolled in the Medicare Program.

The data elements in the file (UPIN, full name, specialty, Physician License State Code, zip code, Medicare provider billing number and State) are extracted from the UPIN Database and are approved for public release in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) System of Records.

Source: dnav.cms.gov

Data and Resources

FieldValue
Publisher
Modified
2015-12-16
Release Date
2015-12-16
Homepage URL
Identifier
240
Temporal Coverage
Mon, 01/01/2007 - 05:00 to Mon, 12/31/2007 - 05:00
License
Contact Name
Health Data Initiative
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Bureau Code
009:38 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Program Code
009:000 - Department of Health and Human Services - (Primary Program Not Available)
Data Quality
True
Harvested from dnav.cms.gov
Harvest Source Titlednav.cms.gov
Harvest Source URIhttps://dnav.cms.gov/api/healthdata
Last Harvest PerformedFri, 10/18/2019 - 02:51
Medicare