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NOTE: Data Identifiers are legacy DLP features that will no longer be supported by the end of June 2025, it is recommended to use a classification-based approach for all your DLP use cases. To assist with migrating your DLP policies from Data Identifiers to Classification, refer to the Migration Guide.

Skyhigh CASB supports the following definitions, validation, and keyword information for Healthcare data identifiers. 

NOTE: Skyhigh CASB regex includes an extra backslash to conform with JSON string structure. Naked regex would have only one backslash, but regex in strings requires the extra backslash to be escaped. For more information, see

Data Identifier Definition Validation Keyword

Australian Medicare Number


A personal identifier allocated by the Australian Health Insurance Commission to eligible persons under the Medicare scheme. This number appears on the Australian Medicare card.

"[2-9]\\d{3}\\d{5}\\d([\\/ -]\\d)?",
"[2-9]\\d{3}-\\d{5}-\\d([\\/ -]\\d)?",
"[2-9]\\d{3} \\d{5} \\d([\\/ -]\\d)?",
"[2-9]\\d{3}\\/\\d{5}\\/\\d([\\/ -]\\d)?",
"\\d{4}[ ]?\\d{5}[ ]?\\d{1}[- ]?\\d?"


  • Medicare
  • MedicareNumber
  • Medicare Number
  • AustralianMedicareNumber
  • Australian Medicare Number
  • Medicare No.
  • Medicare No#
  • Australian Medicare No.
  • Australian Medicare No#
DEA Registration Number A DEA Registration Number is a number assigned to a health care provider (such as a medical practitioner, optometrist, pharmacist, dentist, or veterinarian) by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration allowing them to write prescriptions for controlled substances.


  • DEA Number
  • DEA Registration Number
  • DEA
  • DEA no.
  • DEA registration no.
  • DEA#
  • DEA No#
  • Drug Enforcement Agency Number
  • Drug Enforcement Agency No.
Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) is a set of health care procedure codes based on the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).


  • HCPC
  • HCPCS Code
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Code
  • hcpcs cpt code
  • cpt
  • CPT
  • current procedural terminology
Healthcare Provider Taxonomy Code Set (HPTCS) Healthcare Provider Taxonomy Codes are designed to categorize the type, classification, and/or specialization of health care providers. The Code Set consists of two sections: Individuals and Groups of Individuals, and Non-Individuals.


  • HPTC
  • Healthcare Provider Taxonomy Code Set
  • Healthcare Provider Taxonomy Code
  • Taxonomy

ICD-10 Code

The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization (WHO). These codes represent diseases, symptoms and injuries

  • ICD10
  • ICD10CM
  • ICD-10
  • ICD-10CM
  • ICD-10 Code
  • ICD-10CM Code
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) is a database and universal standard for identifying medical laboratory observations. First developed in 1994, it was created and is maintained by the Regenstrief Institute, a US nonprofit medical research organization. "[0-9]{1,5}-\\d{1}"
  • LOINC Code
  • Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes

Medicare Health Insurance Claim (HIC) Number

A HIC number (HICN) is a Medicare beneficiary's identification number. Also, remember when billing, ALWAYS use the name as it appears on the patient's Medicare card. Both CMS and the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) issue Medicare HIC numbers. "([a-zA-Z]{0,3})[-]?(\\d{3})[-\\s]?(\\d{2})[-]?(\\d{4})[-]?([0-9a-zA-Z]{1,3})"
  • Medicare HIC
  • Medicare HICN
  • HIC
  • HICN
  • Health Insurance Claim Number
  • HIC Number
  • Medicare Health Insurance Claim Number
  • Medicate HIC Number
  • hic no
  • hic#
  • hic no.
  • hicn#
  • hicno#

National Drug Code (NDC)

The National Drug Code (NDC) is an identifier issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an individual drug in the United States. An alternate format is defined by HIPAA regulations.

"\\*?\\d{4} \\d{4} \\d{2}",
"\\d{5} *?\\d{3} \\d{2}",
"\\d{5} \\d{4} *?\\d",
"\\d{5} \\d{4} \\d{2}",
  • ndc
  • national drug code
National Provider Identification (NPI) A National Provider Identifier is a unique 10-digit identification number issued to health care providers in the United States by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  "80840\\d{10}",
  • National Provider Identifier
  • NPI
  • npi
  • n.p.i
  • hipaa
  • National Provider ID
  • npiid
  • national provider ID number
  • NPI ID
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. "\\d{6}"
  • North American Industry Classification System   
  • NAICS        
  • NAICS Code       
  • North American Industry Classification System Code

UK National Health Service (NHS) Number

The personal identification number issued by the U.K. National Health Service (NHS) for administration of medical care.

"\\d{3} \\d{3} \\d{4}",
  • nationalhealthservice
  • NHS
  • uk
  • unitedkingdom
  • britain
  • england
  • gb


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