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This page was made available on June 24, 2022.


The federal government is now using a new non-proprietary identifier, the Unique Entity Identifier, UEI in place of the DUNS number. As of April 4, 2022, the federal government stopped using the DUNS number to uniquely identify entities registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). Entities doing business with the federal government must use a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) created in

For details on why this transition is happening, please refer to the GSA website,

To support this federal transition, HRSA’s Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) processes moved to the UEI as of March 24, 2022. The EHBs are being updated to enhance all fields labeled as DUNS number to UEI.

This transition in the EHBs is expected to be completed by October 2022. 

What is the UEI?

The Unique Entity Identifier is the new 12-digit alphanumeric identifier that will be provided by registration to all entities who register to do business with the federal government (including the existing entities). This is the identifier which is replacing the use of the DUNS.

UEI Example: 23ABC4567DEF

What pages are being updated for this release?

June 2022: BHPr BHPr2010 applications
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BHPr2010 - CHGME HRSA 99 Applications

The CHGME HRSA 99 applications are updated to display the UEI on several read-only pages, including the form instructions and Contact information section. 

From the Pending Tasks List page, select Start or Edit for the submission you want to work on. 

Screenshot of the Pending Tasks List page showing the Edit option

From the Status Overview page click on Instructions in the Resources section to view the form instructions. 

Screenshot of the Status Overview page showing the Instructions option in the Resources section

The CHGME Payment Program Application Form Instructions page is updated to reference the UEI in section 1. You will also see the UEI in the print preview for this page. 

Screenshot of the CHGME Payment Program Application Form Instructions page including the UEI

The HRSA 99: Demographic and Contact Information page also displays the UEI in section 1- Contact and business information for the applicant hospital. 

Screenshot of the HRSA 99 Demographic and Contact Information page showing the UEI