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Payers Section

Definition:The Payers Section contains data on the patient's payers, whether a 'third party' insurance, self-pay, other payer or guarantor, or some combination. At a minimum, the patient's pertinent current payment sources should be listed. If no payment sources are supplied, the reason shall be supplied as free text in the narrative block (e.g., Not Insured, Payer Unknown, Medicare Pending, etc.).
Constraint ID Definition
C83-[CT-101-1] This section SHALL conform to the IHE Payers Section template, and SHALL contain a templateId element whose root attribute is
C83-[CT-101-2] The payers section SHALL include entries from the Insurance Provider module when this information is known
Insurance Provider See HITSP/C83 Section Payers Section
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