Carrier Line Performing Provider ID Number (PIN)

SAS Name

The provider identification number (PIN) of the physician/supplier (assigned by the Medicare Administrative Contractor [MAC]) who performed the service for this line item. 


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