Carrier Claim Referring Provider ID Number (PIN)

SAS Name

The provider identification number (PIN) of the physician/supplier (assigned by the MAC) who referred the beneficiary to the physician who ordered these services.


CMS identifies providers using the National Provider Identifier (NPI; effective May 1, 2007), which replaces legacy numbers (UPINs, PINs, etc.) on the standard HIPPA claim transactions.

Source: NCH