Appendix A. External Code Sources

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A.1 External Code Sources

Appendix A is a listing of all external code sources referenced in this implementation guide.

  • Where an external code source is referenced, the implementer is required to use only the codes from that list.

  • Codes must be reported as listed in the code source (e.g. with leading zeroes).

  • Implementers must follow the instructions for code use that are supplied by the code set owner.

4 ABA Routing Number

SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT/CODE REFERENCES

20, 66/13, 506/01, 647/806

SOURCE

Key to American Bankers Association Routing Numbers

AVAILABLE FROM

Rand McNally & Company

P. O. Box 7600

Chicago, IL 60680

ABSTRACT

Contains the Federal Reserve Routing Codes. The first four digits identify the Federal Reserve District, the next four the institution, and the last is a check digit.

60 (DFI) Identification Number

SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT/CODE REFERENCES

507

SOURCE

a) Thompson Bank Directory: American Bankers Association (ABA) Routing Numbers

b) New York Clearinghouse Association: Clearinghouse Interbank Payment System (CHIPS) Participant Numbers

c) Canadian Payments Association Directory: Canadian Bank Transit Numbers

d) ISO/S.W.I.F.T. Bank Identifier Code Directory: ISO Bank Identifier Codes

AVAILABLE FROM

a) Thompson Financial Publishing

P.O. Box 65

Skokie, IL 60076-0065

b) New York Clearinghouse Association

450 West 33rd Street

New York, New York 10001

c) Bowne of Toronto

60 Gervais Drive

Toronto, Ontario

Canada M3C 1Z3

d) S.W.I.F.T. SC

Avenue Adele 1

B-1310 La Hulpe

Belgium

ABSTRACT

Assigned alphanumeric codes identifying depository financial institution.

91 Canadian Financial Institution Branch and Institution Number

SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT/CODE REFERENCES

66/CF, 128/04, 506/04, 647/806

SOURCE

Canadian Payments Association (CPA) Financial Institution Directories

Volume 1 - Banks

Volume 2 - Credit Unions and Caisses PopulairesVolume 3 - Trust Companies, Loan Companies and other Deposit-taking Institutions

AVAILABLE FROM

Bowne of Canada, Ltd.

60 Gervais Drive

Toronto, Ontario M3C 1Z3

Canada

ABSTRACT

Contains the Canadian financial institutions transit and branch numbers. The first four digits represent the financial institution ID.

121 Health Industry Number

SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT/CODE REFERENCES

66/21, 128/HI, 1270/HI, I05/20

SOURCE

Health Industry Number Database

AVAILABLE FROM

Health Industry Business Communications Council

5110 North 40th Street

Phoenix, AZ 85018

ABSTRACT

The HIN is a coding system, developed and administered by the Health Industry Business Communications Council, that assigns a unique code number to hospitals other provider organizations, and manufacturers and distributors.

244 Line of Business

SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT/CODE REFERENCES

1271, 128/TV, 235/TV, 1136/24, 1270/LN

SOURCE

Line of Business Code List

AVAILABLE FROM

Washington Publishing Company

747 177th Lane NE

Bellevue, WA 98008

ABSTRACT

Codes identifying the nature of insurance coverage.

540 Health Plan Identifier (HPID)

SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT/CODE REFERENCES

66/OE, 66/XV, 128/ABY, 128/OEI

SOURCE

Health Plan and Other Entity Enumeration System (HPOES) housed within CMSҠHealth Insurance Oversight System (HIOS)

AVAILABLE FROM

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

7500 Security Boulevard

Baltimore, MD 21244

ABSTRACT

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has joined with other payers to develop a unique national provider identifier. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is the authorizing agent for enumerating payers through the services of a PlanID Registrar. It may also be used by other payers on a voluntary basis.

881 Version / Release / Industry Identifier Code

SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT/CODE REFERENCES

480

SOURCE

Data Interchange Standards Association

AVAILABLE FROM

Data Interchange Standards Association

7600 Leesburg Pike, Suite 430

Falls Church, VA 22043

ABSTRACT

Code indicating the version, release, sub-release, and industry identifier of the EDI standard being used, including the GS and GE segments; if code in DE455 in GS segment is X, then in DE 480 positions 1-3 are the version number; positions 4-6 are the release and sub-release, level of the version; and positions 7-12 are the industry or trade association identifiers (optionally assigned by user); if code in DE455 in GS segment is T, then other formats are allowed.