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Data Submission & Attestation

The .csv sample files below show the exact format to be used by reporting entities to upload data in the Open Payments system. 

Use the files below as guides to format data submissions and understand any error codes encountered after submission.

  • PY 2021 and onwards Submission Data Mapping Document (XLSX)
    This version is for use with the 2021 data collection and submission.  A spreadsheet that provides an explanation of each data element name in the Open Payments system and shows the corresponding field name in the CSV sample files.
    ONLY use this file for records dated on or after January 1, 2021.
  • Change Summary: PY 2021 and onwards Submission Data Mapping Document (PDF)
    This version is for use with 2021 data collection and submission.  A summary of changes made to the Submission Mapping Document since it was last updated in 2015.  Review page 1 for detailed instructions on how to use this document to understand updates to the Submission Data Mapping Document.
    ONLY use this file for records dated on or after January 1, 2021.
    PY 2016 - 2020 Submission Data Mapping Document (XLSX)
  • This version is for use with 2016 - 2020 data collection and submission. A spreadsheet that provides an explanation of each data element name in the Open Payments system and shows the corresponding field name in the CSV sample files.
    ONLY use this file for records dated from January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2020.
  • Change Summary: PY 2016 - 2020 Submission Data Mapping Document (PDF)
    This version is for use with 2016 - 2020 data collection and submission. A summary of changes made to the Submission Mapping Document since it was last updated in 2015.  Review page 1 for detailed instructions on how to use this document to understand updates to the Submission Data Mapping Document.
    ONLY use this file for records dated from January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2020.
  • Error Code Key (XLSX)
    A list of all error codes generated by the Open Payments system for records with validation errors, and guidance on how to correct the error.
  • PY 2021 Physician and Non-Physician Practitioner Covered Recipient Taxonomy List (XLSX)
    This resource contains the full set of covered recipient specialties for PY 2021 Open Payments data reporting including taxonomy codes for physician covered recipients and the new provider types added to the definition of an Open Payments covered recipient starting with 2021 data collection: Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists & Anesthesiologist Assistants, and Certified Nurse Midwives.
  • Drug Name and National Drug Code (NDC) Reference Data - Calendar Year 2020
    The Drug Name and NDC Reference Data is intended to be used as a reference when creating payment records for submission to the Open Payments system.
  • PY 2013 - 2015 Submission Data Mapping Document (XLSX)
    This version is for use with preparation for 2015 data collection and submission. Data submission for this version would occur in March 2016.  A spreadsheet that provides an explanation of each data element name in the Open Payments system and shows the corresponding field name in the CSV sample files.
  • Change Summary: PY 2013 - 2015 Submission Data Mapping Document (PDF)
    This version is for use with preparation for 2015 data collection and submission. Data submission for this version would occur in March 2016.  A summary of changes made to the Submission Data Mapping Document since it was last updated in 2014. Review page 1 for detailed instructions on how to use this document to understand updates to the Submission Data Mapping Document.
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