Carrier Line Pricing Locality Code

SAS Name

Code denoting the carrier-specific locality used for pricing the service for this line item on the carrier claim (non-DMERC).


Carrier pricing locality isn’t maintained by CWF and MCS. Each MAC sets up their locality values that would be sent to CWF. 

Source: NCH

Medicare Localities

There are currently 89 total PFS localities; 34 localities are statewide areas (that is, only
one locality for the entire state).

There are 52 localities in the other 16 states, with 10 states having 2 localities, 2 states
having 3 localities, 1 state having 4 localities, and 3 states having 5 or more localities.

The District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia suburbs, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin
Islands are additional localities that make up the remainder of the total of 89 localities.