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This variable is contained in the following files: Durable Medical Equipment (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
SUP_TYPE
SAS Name
DMERC_LINE_SUPPLR_TYPE_CD

The type of DMERC supplier. 

Comments

Source: NCH

CodeCode value
0
Clinics, groups, associations, partnerships, or other entities for whom the carrier's own ID number has been assigned.
1
Physicians or suppliers billing as solo practitioners for whom SSN's are shown in the physician ID code field.
2
Physicians or suppliers billing as solo practitioners for whom the carrier's own physician ID code is shown.
3
Suppliers (other than sole proprietorship) for whom employer identification (EI) numbers are used in coding the ID field.
4
Suppliers (other than sole proprietorship) for whom the carrier's own code has been shown.
5
Institutional providers and independent laboratories for whom employer identification (EI) numbers are used in coding the ID field.
6
Institutional providers and independent laboratories for whom the carrier's own ID number is shown.
7
Clinics, groups, associations, or partnerships for whom employer identification (EI) numbers are used in coding the ID field.
8
Other entities for whom employer identification (EI) numbers are used in coding the ID field or proprietorship for whom EI numbers are used in coding the ID field.