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Unified Medical Language System® (UMLS®)

2013AA UMLS Source of Payment Typology Source Information

Web site:
http://phdsc.org/standards/payment-typology-source.asp

Authority
The Payer Typology Committee of the Public Heath Data Standards Consortium (PHDSC) developed the Source of Payment Typology. The National Center for Health Statististics (NCHS) maintains it.

Purpose
The Source of Payment Typology is a standardized Payer Type classification system. It allows for data comparison by payer type across states, various provider types, and to national benchmarks.

Description
The Source of Payment Typology includes broad hierarchial categories with more specific subcategories.

Audience
The audience for Source of Payment Typology includes researchers, public health advocates, and healthcare analysts.

Update Frequency
Annual updates occur in October.

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
This is a new source for the 2013AA Release.

Sites Consulted

  1. Public Health Data Standards Consortium [Internet]. Baltimore (MD): Public Health Data Standards Consortium; c2013. Source of Payment Typology; [cited 2013 July 31]. Available from: http://phdsc.org/standards/payment-typology-source.asp; Users Guide for Source of Payment Typology: http://phdsc.org/about/committees/pdfs/SourceofPaymentTypologyUsersGuideOct2007.pdf