Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) Directory

Metadata Updated: April 6, 2018

The Unique Physician Identification Number (UPIN) Directory contains selected information on physicians, doctors of Osteopathy, limited licensed practitioners and some non-physician practitioners who are enrolled in the Medicare Program. The data elements in the file (UPIN, full name, specialty, Physician License State Code, zip code, Medicare provider billing number and State) are extracted from the UPIN Database and are approved for public release in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) System of Records.

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Metadata Created Date January 23, 2016
Metadata Updated Date April 6, 2018

Metadata Source

Harvested from Healthdata.gov

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 23, 2016
Metadata Updated Date April 6, 2018
Publisher Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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Health Data Initiative
Maintainer Email
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Data Last Modified 2018-04-04
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