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This page contains the names and descriptions of Healthcare Data Classes discovered by Open Raven's Data Scan service.

Data Class Name

Data Class Description

Medical Beneficiary Number

A unique, confidential identifier for every person with Medicare in the United States.

Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN)

A number assigned by the United States Social Security Administration to an individual to identify him/her as a Medicare beneficiary. Replaces the Medical Beneficiary Number as of 2020.

Unique Device Identifier (UDI)

A physical device identifier as defined by the United States Food and Drug Administration’s Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID).

National Drug Code (NDC)

An identifier for drug products used in the United States.

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

A unique identification number for covered health care providers. Covered health care providers and all health plans and health care clearinghouses must use the NPIs in the administrative and financial transactions adopted under HIPAA.

Drug Enforcement Agency Registration Number

An identifier assigned to a health care provider (such as a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, optometrist, dentist, or veterinarian) by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration allowing them to write prescriptions for controlled substances.

Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)

A collection of codes representing procedures, supplies, products, and services that may be provided to Medicare beneficiaries and individuals enrolled in private health insurance programs in the United States.

National Health Service Number

A unique healthcare patient identifier used in the United Kingdom. Every individual registered with the NHS in England and Wales has a unique NHS Number.

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