The National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) distributes and maintains the Source of Payment Typology.
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.
The Source of Payment Typology includes broad hierarchial categories with more specific subcategories.
The audience for Source of Payment Typology includes researchers, public health advocates, and healthcare analysts.
Annual updates occur in October.
Metathesaurus Update Frequency
SOP is updated in the Metathesaurus as resources permit.