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All Payer Claims: Data Element Comparison

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Action Name Data Element ID Version State/Organization
Service Provider First Name DCSP006 2010-03-16 Maine
Service Provider First Name DCSP006 v1.2 Maine
Data Element: Service Provider First Name DCSP006 - 2010-03-16
(Maine)
Service Provider First Name DCSP006 - v1.2
(Maine)
[Shared]Data Element ID DCSP006 DCSP006
[Unshared]Definition Service Provider First Name This field contains the first name of the practitioner. If the provider is a facility, this field will be blank. This field is derived from DC022 in the dental claims data.
[Shared] State / Source Maine
Maine
[Unshared]Data Type varchar CHAR
[Shared]Length 25 25
[Shared]Field Name PRVFNAME PRVFNAME
[Unshared]Date Required Not Supplied '2003-01-31
[Unshared]REF DC022 Not Supplied
[Unshared]Warnings Not Supplied This field is inconsistently populated. Although payers were asked to split an individual practitioner's name into its various components, many payers were not able to do so. In those instances the payer name is entirely within the provider last name field (PRVLNAME - DCSP008). This is a practitioner identifiable field.
Data Element: Service Provider First Name DCSP006 - 2010-03-16
(Maine)
Service Provider First Name DCSP006 - v1.2
(Maine)
There are no enumerated permissible values for these data elements.
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