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Difference Between Line Payment Amounts in Carrier File

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The carrier claims data will contain two payment amount fields at the line item level that appear to be very similar. These variables are the "Line NCH Payment Amount" (LINEPMT) and the "Line Provider Payment Amount" (LPRVPMT). The LINEPMT field is the amount that Medicare is responsible for reimbursing for the line item. The LPRVPMT is the amount that