Service Type Descriptor Codes

X12 External Code Source 981

These codes further clarify a benefit response which cites a Service Type Code published in ECL 958.

Last updated: 7/5/2018


The list below shows the status of change requests which are in process.

Each request will be in one of the following statuses:

  1. Received
    The request has been submitted but is not yet under review.
  2. Triaged
    Staff has looked at the request to ensure it's a legitimate request (not spam), that it is assigned to the correct CMG, and that all required information is present.
  3. In Process
    The CMG has initiated their decision process.
  4. On Hold
    The CMG has initiated their decision process but cannot complete it at this time.
  5. CMG Approved
    The CMG has considered and approved the request, this does not mean it was approved exactly as submitted, it means maintenance related to the request was approved. Requests in this status will be applied to the next version.
  6. CMG Disapproved
    The CMG has considered and disapproved the request, no maintenance action will occur. Requests in this status are complete/final.
Num. Date Requested Description Type Code Status
No current requests. This list has been stable since the last update. It will not be updated until there are new requests.

Use the form below to request maintenance to the Code List. Maintenance includes a request for a new code, a revision to the description of code, or deactivation of a code.

The information submitted on this form may be edited for clarity or accuracy during the X12 triage and consideration processes.

Fields marked with an asterisk are required. Existing Code is required on requests for revision or deactivation of a code.

* Name
* Phone
* Email
* Request Type
Existing Code

* Brief description, published with the Code

Extended description, published with the Code

* Include the business justification for this maintenance request here, including who would benefit and the circumstances that make the request appropriate or necessary.


APreventive Service(s)
Activation Date: 7/5/2018
BPrimary (Care) Provider
Activation Date: 7/5/2018
CProfessional Component
Activation Date: 7/5/2018
DSpecialty Provider
Activation Date: 7/5/2018
ETechnical Component
Activation Date: 7/5/2018
Activation Date: 7/5/2018