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Base (A/B/C/D) segment

Short SAS NameLong SAS NameVariable Name
1BENE_IDBENE_IDCCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_YRBENE_ENROLLMT_REF_YRReference Year
3ENRL_SRCENRL_SRCSource of enrollment data
4SAMPLE_GROUPSAMPLE_GROUPMedicare Sample Group Indicator
5EFIVEPCTENHANCED_FIVE_PERCENT_FLAGEnhanced Medicare 5% Sample Indicator
6CRNT_BICCRNT_BIC_CDCurrent Beneficiary Identification Code
7STATE_CDSTATE_CODEState code for beneficiary (SSA code)
8CNTY_CDCOUNTY_CDCounty Code for Beneficiary (SSA code)
9ZIP_CDZIP_CD5-digit ZIP code for beneficiary
10STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_01STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_01State and county FIPS code - January
11STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_02STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_02State and county FIPS code - February
12STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_03STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_03State and county FIPS code - March
13STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_04STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_04State and county FIPS code - April
14STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_05STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_05State and county FIPS code - May
15STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_06STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_06State and county FIPS code - June
16STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_07STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_07State and county FIPS code - July
17STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_08STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_08State and county FIPS code - August
18STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_09STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_09State and county FIPS code - September
19STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_10STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_10State and county FIPS code - October
20STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_11STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_11State and county FIPS code - November
21STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_12STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_12State and county FIPS code - December
22AGEAGE_AT_END_REF_YRAge of beneficiary at end of year
23BENE_DOBBENE_BIRTH_DTBeneficiary date of birth
24V_DOD_SWVALID_DEATH_DT_SWValid Date of Death Switch
25DEATH_DTBENE_DEATH_DT TYPE: DATEDate of Death
26SEXSEX_IDENT_CDSex
27RACEBENE_RACE_CDBeneficiary Race Code
28RTI_RACE_CDRTI_RACE_CDResearch Triangle Institute (RTI) Race Code
29COVSTARTCOVSTARTMedicare Coverage Start Date
30ORECENTLMT_RSN_ORIGOriginal Reason for Entitlement Code
31CRECENTLMT_RSN_CURRCurrent Reason for Entitlement Code
32ESRD_INDESRD_INDEnd-stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Indicator
33MDCR_STUS_CD_01MDCR_STATUS_CODE_01Medicare Status Code - January
34MDCR_STUS_CD_02MDCR_STATUS_CODE_02Medicare Status Code - February
35MDCR_STUS_CD_03MDCR_STATUS_CODE_03Medicare Status Code - March
36MDCR_STUS_CD_04MDCR_STATUS_CODE_04Medicare Status Code - April
37MDCR_STUS_CD_05MDCR_STATUS_CODE_05Medicare Status Code - May
38MDCR_STUS_CD_06MDCR_STATUS_CODE_06Medicare Status Code - June
39MDCR_STUS_CD_07MDCR_STATUS_CODE_07Medicare Status Code - July
40MDCR_STUS_CD_08MDCR_STATUS_CODE_08Medicare Status Code - August
41MDCR_STUS_CD_09MDCR_STATUS_CODE_09Medicare Status Code - September
42MDCR_STUS_CD_10MDCR_STATUS_CODE_10Medicare Status Code - October
43MDCR_STUS_CD_11MDCR_STATUS_CODE_11Medicare Status Code - November
44MDCR_STUS_CD_12MDCR_STATUS_CODE_12Medicare Status Code - December
45A_TRM_CDBENE_PTA_TRMNTN_CDPart A Termination Code
46B_TRM_CDBENE_PTB_TRMNTN_CDPart B Termination Code
47A_MO_CNTBENE_HI_CVRAGE_TOT_MONSPart A Months Count
48B_MO_CNTBENE_SMI_CVRAGE_TOT_MONSPart B Months Count
49BUYIN_MOBENE_STATE_BUYIN_TOT_MONSState Buy-In Coverage Count
50HMO_MOBENE_HMO_CVRAGE_TOT_MONSHMO Coverage Count
51PTD_MOPTD_PLAN_CVRG_MONSMonths of Part D Coverage
52RDS_MORDS_CVRG_MONSMonths of Retiree Drug Subsidy Coverage
53DUAL_MODUAL_ELGBL_MONSMonths of Dual Eligibility
54BUYIN01MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_01Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - January
55BUYIN02MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_02Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - February
56BUYIN03MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_03Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - March
57BUYIN04MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_04Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - April
58BUYIN05MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_05Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - May
59BUYIN06MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_06Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - June
60BUYIN07MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_07Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - July
61BUYIN08MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_08Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - August
62BUYIN09MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_09Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - September
63BUYIN10MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_10Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - October
64BUYIN11MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_11Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - November
65BUYIN12MDCR_ENTLMT_BUYIN_IND_12Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - December
66HMOIND01HMO_IND_01HMO Indicator - January
67HMOIND02HMO_IND_02HMO Indicator - February
68HMOIND03HMO_IND_03HMO Indicator - March
69HMOIND04HMO_IND_04HMO Indicator - April
70HMOIND05HMO_IND_05HMO Indicator - May
71HMOIND06HMO_IND_06HMO Indicator - June
72HMOIND07HMO_IND_07HMO Indicator - July
73HMOIND08HMO_IND_08HMO Indicator - August
74HMOIND09HMO_IND_09HMO Indicator - September
75HMOIND10HMO_IND_10HMO Indicator - October
76HMOIND11HMO_IND_11HMO Indicator - November
77HMOIND12HMO_IND_12HMO Indicator - December

Part C

Short SAS NameLong SAS NameVariable Name
1PTC_CNTRCT_ID_01PTC_CNTRCT_ID_01Part C Contract Number - January
2PTC_CNTRCT_ID_02PTC_CNTRCT_ID_02Part C Contract Number - February
3PTC_CNTRCT_ID_03PTC_CNTRCT_ID_03Part C Contract Number - March
4PTC_CNTRCT_ID_04PTC_CNTRCT_ID_04Part C Contract Number - April
5PTC_CNTRCT_ID_05PTC_CNTRCT_ID_05Part C Contract Number - May
6PTC_CNTRCT_ID_06PTC_CNTRCT_ID_06Part C Contract Number - June
7PTC_CNTRCT_ID_07PTC_CNTRCT_ID_07Part C Contract Number - July
8PTC_CNTRCT_ID_08PTC_CNTRCT_ID_08Part C Contract Number - August
9PTC_CNTRCT_ID_09PTC_CNTRCT_ID_09Part C Contract Number - September
10PTC_CNTRCT_ID_10PTC_CNTRCT_ID_10Part C Contract Number - October
11PTC_CNTRCT_ID_11PTC_CNTRCT_ID_11Part C Contract Number - November
12PTC_CNTRCT_ID_12PTC_CNTRCT_ID_12Part C Contract Number - December
13PTC_PBP_ID_01PTC_PBP_ID_01Part C PBP Number - January
14PTC_PBP_ID_02PTC_PBP_ID_02Part C PBP Number - February
15PTC_PBP_ID_03PTC_PBP_ID_03Part C PBP Number - March
16PTC_PBP_ID_04PTC_PBP_ID_04Part C PBP Number - April
17PTC_PBP_ID_05PTC_PBP_ID_05Part C PBP Number - May
18PTC_PBP_ID_06PTC_PBP_ID_06Part C PBP Number - June
19PTC_PBP_ID_07PTC_PBP_ID_07Part C PBP Number - July
20PTC_PBP_ID_08PTC_PBP_ID_08Part C PBP Number - August
21PTC_PBP_ID_09PTC_PBP_ID_09Part C PBP Number - September
22PTC_PBP_ID_10PTC_PBP_ID_10Part C PBP Number - October
23PTC_PBP_ID_11PTC_PBP_ID_11Part C PBP Number - November
24PTC_PBP_ID_12PTC_PBP_ID_12Part C PBP Number - December
25PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_01PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_01Part C Plan Type Code - January
26PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_02PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_02Part C Plan Type Code - February
27PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_03PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_03Part C Plan Type Code - March
28PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_04PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_04Part C Plan Type Code - April
29PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_05PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_05Part C Plan Type Code - May
30PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_06PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_06Part C Plan Type Code - June
31PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_07PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_07Part C Plan Type Code - July
32PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_08PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_08Part C Plan Type Code - August
33PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_09PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_09Part C Plan Type Code - September
34PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_10PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_10Part C Plan Type Code - October
35PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_11PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_11Part C Plan Type Code - November
36PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_12PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_12Part C Plan Type Code - December

Part D

Short SAS NameLong SAS NameVariable Name
1PTDCNTRCT01PTD_CNTRCT_ID_01Part D Contract Number - January
2PTDCNTRCT02PTD_CNTRCT_ID_02Part D Contract Number - February
4PTDCNTRCT04PTD_CNTRCT_ID_04Part D Contract Number - April
4PTDCNTRCT04PTD_CNTRCT_ID_04Part D Contract Number - April
5PTDCNTRCT05PTD_CNTRCT_ID_05Part D Contract Number - May
6PTDCNTRCT06PTD_CNTRCT_ID_06Part D Contract Number - June
7PTDCNTRCT07PTD_CNTRCT_ID_07Part D Contract Number - July
8PTDCNTRCT08PTD_CNTRCT_ID_08Part D Contract Number - August
9PTDCNTRCT09PTD_CNTRCT_ID_09Part D Contract Number - September
10PTDCNTRCT10PTD_CNTRCT_ID_10Part D Contract Number - October
11PTDCNTRCT11PTD_CNTRCT_ID_11Part D Contract Number - November
12PTDCNTRCT12PTD_CNTRCT_ID_12Part D Contract Number - December
13PTDPBPID01PTD_PBP_ID_01Part D PBP Number - January
14PTDPBPID02PTD_PBP_ID_02Part D PBP Number - February
15PTDPBPID03PTD_PBP_ID_03Part D PBP Number - March
16PTDPBPID04PTD_PBP_ID_04Part D PBP Number - April
17PTDPBPID05PTD_PBP_ID_05Part D PBP Number - May
18PTDPBPID06PTD_PBP_ID_06Part D PBP Number - June
19PTDPBPID07PTD_PBP_ID_07Part D PBP Number - July
20PTDPBPID08PTD_PBP_ID_08Part D PBP Number - August
21PTDPBPID09PTD_PBP_ID_09Part D PBP Number - September
22PTDPBPID10PTD_PBP_ID_10Part D PBP Number - October
23PTDPBPID11PTD_PBP_ID_11Part D PBP Number - November
24PTDPBPID12PTD_PBP_ID_12Part D PBP Number - December
25SGMTID01PTD_SGMT_ID_01Part D Segment Number - January
26SGMTID02PTD_SGMT_ID_02Part D Segment Number - February
27SGMTID03PTD_SGMT_ID_03Part D Segment Number - March
28SGMTID04PTD_SGMT_ID_04Part D Segment Number - April
29SGMTID05PTD_SGMT_ID_05Part D Segment Number - May
30SGMTID06PTD_SGMT_ID_06Part D Segment Number - June
31SGMTID07PTD_SGMT_ID_07Part D Segment Number - July
32SGMTID08PTD_SGMT_ID_08Part D Segment Number - August
33SGMTID09PTD_SGMT_ID_09Part D Segment Number - September
34SGMTID10PTD_SGMT_ID_10Part D Segment Number - October
35SGMTID11PTD_SGMT_ID_11Part D Segment Number - November
36SGMTID12PTD_SGMT_ID_12Part D Segment Number - December
37RDSIND01RDS_IND_01Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - January
38RDSIND02RDS_IND_02Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - February
39RDSIND03RDS_IND_03Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - March
40RDSIND04RDS_IND_04Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - April
41RDSIND05RDS_IND_05Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - May
42RDSIND06RDS_IND_06Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - June
43RDSIND07RDS_IND_07Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - July
44RDSIND08RDS_IND_08Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - August
45RDSIND09RDS_IND_09Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - September
46RDSIND10RDS_IND_10Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - October
47RDSIND11RDS_IND_11Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - November
48RDSIND12RDS_IND_12Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - December
49DUAL_01DUAL_STUS_CD_01Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - January
50DUAL_02DUAL_STUS_CD_02Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - February
51DUAL_03DUAL_STUS_CD_03Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - March
52DUAL_04DUAL_STUS_CD_04Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - April
53DUAL_05DUAL_STUS_CD_05Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - May
54DUAL_06DUAL_STUS_CD_06Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - June
55DUAL_07DUAL_STUS_CD_07Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - July
56DUAL_08DUAL_STUS_CD_08Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - August
57DUAL_09DUAL_STUS_CD_09Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - September
58DUAL_10DUAL_STUS_CD_10Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - October
59DUAL_11DUAL_STUS_CD_11Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - November
60DUAL_12DUAL_STUS_CD_12Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - December
61CSTSHR01CST_SHR_GRP_CD_01Part D low-income cost share group code - January
62CSTSHR02CST_SHR_GRP_CD_02Part D low-income cost share group code - February
63CSTSHR03CST_SHR_GRP_CD_03Part D low-income cost share group code - March
64CSTSHR04CST_SHR_GRP_CD_04Part D low-income cost share group code - April
65CSTSHR05CST_SHR_GRP_CD_05Part D low-income cost share group code - May
66CSTSHR06CST_SHR_GRP_CD_06Part D low-income cost share group code - June
67CSTSHR07CST_SHR_GRP_CD_07Part D low-income cost share group code - July
68CSTSHR08CST_SHR_GRP_CD_08Part D low-income cost share group code - August
69CSTSHR09CST_SHR_GRP_CD_09Part D low-income cost share group code - September
70CSTSHR10CST_SHR_GRP_CD_10Part D low-income cost share group code - October
71CSTSHR11CST_SHR_GRP_CD_11Part D low-income cost share group code - November
72CSTSHR12CST_SHR_GRP_CD_12Part D low-income cost share group code - December

National Death Index segment

Short SAS NameLong SAS NameVariable Name
1BENE_IDBENE_IDCCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_YRBENE_ENROLLMT_REF_YRReference Year
3ENRL_SRCENRL_SRCEnrollment Source
4DEATH_CERT_NUMDEATH_CERT_NUMNDI Death Certificate Number
5NDI_DODNDI_DODNDI Date of Death
6NDI_STATE_DEATH_CDNDI_STATE_DEATH_CDNDI State of Death
7ICD_CODEICD_CODEICD-10 Code
8ICD_TITLEICD_TITLEICD-10 Title
9ICD_CODE_358ICD_CODE_358358 ICD-10 Recodes
10ICD_CODE_113ICD_CODE_113113 ICD-10 Recodes
11ICD_CODE_130ICD_CODE_130130 ICD-10 Recodes
12ENTITY_COND_1ENTITY_COND_1NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 1st Condition
13ENTITY_COND_2ENTITY_COND_2NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 2nd Condition
14ENTITY_COND_3ENTITY_COND_3NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 3rd Condition
15ENTITY_COND_4ENTITY_COND_4NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 4th Condition
16ENTITY_COND_5ENTITY_COND_5NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 5th Condition
17ENTITY_COND_6ENTITY_COND_6NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 6th Condition
18ENTITY_COND_7ENTITY_COND_7NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 7th Condition
19ENTITY_COND_8ENTITY_COND_8NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 8th Condition
20ENTITY_COND_9ENTITY_COND_9NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 9th Condition
21ENTITY_COND_10ENTITY_COND_10NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 10th Condition
22ENTITY_COND_11ENTITY_COND_11NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 11th Condition
23ENTITY_COND_12ENTITY_COND_12NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 12th Condition
24ENTITY_COND_13ENTITY_COND_13NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 13th Condition
25ENTITY_COND_14ENTITY_COND_14NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 14th Condition
26ENTITY_COND_15ENTITY_COND_15NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 15th Condition
27ENTITY_COND_16ENTITY_COND_16NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 16th Condition
28ENTITY_COND_17ENTITY_COND_17NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 17th Condition
29ENTITY_COND_18ENTITY_COND_18NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 18th Condition
30ENTITY_COND_19ENTITY_COND_19NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 19th Condition
31ENTITY_COND_20ENTITY_COND_20NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 20th Condition
32RECORD_COND_1 RECORD_COND_1NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 1st Condition
33RECORD_COND_2RECORD_COND_2NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 2nd Condition
34RECORD_COND_3RECORD_COND_3NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 3rd Condition
35RECORD_COND_4RECORD_COND_4NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 4th Condition
36RECORD_COND_5RECORD_COND_5NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 5th Condition
37RECORD_COND_6RECORD_COND_6NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 6th Condition
38RECORD_COND_7RECORD_COND_7NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 7th Condition
39RECORD_COND_8RECORD_COND_8NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 8th Condition
40RECORD_COND_9RECORD_COND_9NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 9th Condition
41RECORD_COND_10RECORD_COND_10NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 10th Condition
42RECORD_COND_11RECORD_COND_11NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 11th Condition
43RECORD_COND_12RECORD_COND_12NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 12th Condition
44RECORD_COND_13RECORD_COND_13NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 13th Condition
45RECORD_COND_14RECORD_COND_14NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 14th Condition
46RECORD_COND_15RECORD_COND_15NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 15th Condition
47RECORD_COND_16RECORD_COND_16NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 16th Condition
48RECORD_COND_17RECORD_COND_17NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 17th Condition
49RECORD_COND_18RECORD_COND_18NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 18th Condition
50RECORD_COND_19RECORD_COND_19NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 19th Condition
51RECORD_COND_20RECORD_COND_20NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 20th Condition

Chronic Conditions segment

Short SAS NameLong SAS NameVariable Name
1BENE_IDBENE_IDCCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_YRBENE_ENROLLMT_REF_YRReference Year
3AMIAcute Myocardial Infarction End-of-Year Flag
4AMIMAcute Myocardial Infarction Mid-Year Flag
5AMIEFirst Occurrence of Acute Myocardial Infarction
6ALZHAlzheimer's Disease End-of-Year Flag
7ALZHMAlzheimer's Disease Mid-Year Flag
8ALZHEFirst Occurrence of Alzheimer's Disease
9ALZHDMTAAlzheimer's Disease and Rltd Disorders or Senile Dementia EOY Flag
10ALZHDMTMAlzheimer's Disease and Rltd Disorders or Senile Dementia Mid-Year Flag
11ALZHDMTE1st Occrrnce of Alzheimer's Dsease and Rltd Disorders or Senile Dementia
12ATRIALFBAtrial Fibrillation End-of-Year Flag
13ATRIALFMAtrial Fibrillation Mid-Year Flag
14ATRIALFEFirst Occurrence of Atrial Fibrillation
15CATARACTCataract End-of-Year Flag
16CATARCTMCataract Mid-Year Flag
17CATARCTEFirst Occurrence of Cataract
18CHRNKIDNChronic Kidney Disease End-of-Year Flag
19CHRNKDNMChronic Kidney Disease Mid-Year Flag
20CHRNKDNEFirst Occurrence of Chronic Kidney Disease
21COPDChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease End-of-Year Flag
22COPDMChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Mid-Year Flag
23COPDEFirst Occurrence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
24CHFHeart Failure End-of-Year Flag
25CHFMHeart Failure Mid-Year Flag
26CHFEFirst Occurrence of Heart Failure
27DIABETESDiabetes End-of-Year Flag
28DIABTESMDiabetes Mid-Year Flag
29DIABTESEFirst Occurrence of Diabetes
30GLAUCOMAGlaucoma End-of-Year Flag
31GLAUCMAMGlaucoma Mid-Year Flag
32GLAUCMAEFirst Occurrence of Glaucoma
33HIPFRACHip/Pelvic Fracture End-of-Year Flag
34HIPFRACMHip/Pelvic Fracture Mid-Year Flag
35HIPFRACEFirst Occurrence of Hip/Pelvic Fracture
36ISCHMCHTIschemic Heart Disease End-of-Year Flag
37ISCHMCHMIschemic Heart Disease Mid-Year Flag
38ISCHMCHEFirst Occurrence of Ischemic Heart Disease
39DEPRESSNDepression End-of-Year Flag
40DEPRSSNMDepression Mid-Year Flag
41DEPRSSNEFirst Occurrence of Depression
42OSTEOPRSOsteoporosis End-of-Year Flag
43OSTEOPRMOsteoporosis Mid-Year Flag
44OSTEOPREFirst Occurrence of Osteoporosis
45RA_OARheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis End-of-Year Flag
46RA_OA_MRheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis Mid-Year Flag
47RA_OA_EFirst Occurrence of Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis
48STRKETIAStroke / Transient Ischemic Attack End-of-Year Flag
49STRKTIAMStroke / Transient Ischemic Attack Mid-Year Flag
50STRKTIAEFirst Occurrence of Stroke / Transient Ischemic Attack
51CNCRBRSTBreast Cancer End-of-Year Flag
52CNCRBRSMBreast Cancer Mid-Year Flag
53CNCRBRSEFirst Occurrence of Breast Cancer
54CNCRCLRCColorectal Cancer End-of-Year Flag
55CNCRCLRMColorectal Cancer Mid-Year Flag
56CNCRCLREFirst Occurrence of Colorectal Cancer
57CNCRPRSTProstate Cancer End-of-Year Flag
58CNCRPRSMProstate Cancer Mid-Year Flag
59CNCRPRSEFirst Occurrence of Prostate Cancer
60CNCRLUNGLung Cancer End-of-Year Flag
61CNCRLNGMLung Cancer Mid-Year Flag
62CNCRLNGEFirst Occurrence of Lung Cancer
63CNCRENDMEndometrial Cancer End-of-Year Flag
64CNCENDMMEndometrial Cancer Mid-Year Flag
65CNCENDMEFirst Occurrence of Endometrial Cancer
66ANEMIAAnemia End Year Flag
67ANEMIA_MIDAnemia Mid Year Flag
68ANEMIA_EVERAnemia First Ever Occurrence Date
69ASTHMAAsthma End Year Flag
70ASTHMA_MIDAsthma Mid Year Flag
71ASTHMA_EVERAsthma First Ever Occurrence Date
72HYPERLHyperlipidemia End Year Flag
73HYPERL_MIDHyperlipidemia Mid Year Flag
74HYPERL_EVERHyperlipidemia First Ever Occurrence Date
75HYPERPBenign Prostatic Hyperplasia End Year Flag
76HYPERP_MIDBenign Prostatic Hyperplasia Mid Year Flag
77HYPERP_EVERBenign Prostatic Hyperplasia First Ever Occurrence Date
78HYPERTHypertension End Year Flag
79HYPERT_MIDHypertension Mid Year Flag
80HYPERT_EVERHypertension First Ever Occurrence Date
81HYPOTHAcquired Hypothyroidism End Year Flag
82HYPOTH_MIDAcquired Hypothyroidism Mid Year Flag
83HYPOTH_EVERAcquired Hypothyroidism First Ever Occurrence Date

Other Chronic or Potentially Disabling Conditions

Short SAS NameLong SAS NameVariable Name
1BENE_IDBENE_IDCCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_YRBENE_ENROLLMT_REF_YRReference Year
3ACP_MEDICAREADHD and Other Conduct Disorders - Medicare Only Claims
4ACP_MEDICARE_EVERADHD and Other Conduct Disorders First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
5ANXI_MEDICAREAnxiety Disorders - Medicare Only Claims
6ANXI_MEDICARE_EVERAnxiety Disorders First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
7AUTISM_MEDICAREAutism Spectrum Disorders - Medicare Only Claims
8AUTISM_MEDICARE_EVERAutism Spectrum Disorders First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
9BIPL_MEDICAREBipolar Disorder - Medicare Only Claims
10BIPL_MEDICARE_EVERBipolar Disorder First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
11BRAINJ_MEDICARETraumatic Brain Injury and Nonpsychotic Mental Disorders due to Brain Damage End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
12BRAINJ_MEDICARE_EVERTraumatic Brain Injury and Nonpsychotic Mental Disorders due to Brain Damage First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
13CERPAL_MEDICARECerebral Palsy End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
14CERPAL_MEDICARE_EVERCerebral Palsy First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
15CYSFIB_MEDICARECystic Fibrosis and Other Metabolic Developmental Disorders End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
16CYSFIB_MEDICARE_EVERCystic Fibrosis and Other Metabolic Developmental Disorders First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
17DEPSN_MEDICAREMajor Depressive Affective Disorder End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
18DEPSN_MEDICARE_EVERMajor Depressive Affective Disorder First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
19EPILEP_MEDICAREEpilepsy End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
20EPILEP_MEDICARE_EVEREpilepsy First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
21FIBRO_MEDICAREFibromyalgia, Chronic Pain and Fatigue End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
22FIBRO_MEDICARE_EVERFibromyalgia, Chronic Pain and Fatigue First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
23HEARIM_MEDICARESensory - Deafness and Hearing Impairment End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
24HEARIM_MEDICARE_EVERSensory - Deafness and Hearing Impairment First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
25HEPVIRAL_MEDICAREViral Hepatitis (General) End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
26HEPVIRAL_MEDICARE_EVERViral Hepatitis (General) First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
27HIVAIDS_MEDICAREHuman Immunodeficiency Virus and/or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
28HIVAIDS_MEDICARE_EVERHuman Immunodeficiency Virus and/or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
29INTDIS_MEDICAREIntellectual Disabilities and Related Conditions End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
30INTDIS_MEDICARE_EVERIntellectual Disabilities and Related Conditions First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
31LEADIS_MEDICARELearning Disabilities End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
32LEADIS_MEDICARE_EVERLearning Disabilities First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
33LEUKLYMPH_MEDICARELeukemias and Lymphomas End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
34LEUKLYMPH_MEDICARE_EVERLeukemias and Lymphomas First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
35LIVER_MEDICARELiver Disease Cirrhosis and Other Liver Conditions (excluding Hepatitis) End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
36LIVER_MEDICARE_EVERLiver Disease, Cirrhosis and Other Liver Conditions (excluding Hepatitis) First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
37MIGRAINE_MEDICAREMigraine and other Chronic Headache End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
38MIGRAINE_MEDICARE_EVERMigraine and other Chronic Headache First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
39MOBIMP_MEDICAREMobility Impairments End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
40MOBIMP_MEDICARE_EVERMobility Impairments First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
41MULSCL_MEDICAREMultiple Sclerosis and Transverse Myelitis End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
42MULSCL_MEDICARE_EVERMultiple Sclerosis and Transverse Myelitis First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
43MUSDYS_MEDICAREMuscular Dystrophy End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
44MUSDYS_MEDICARE_EVERMuscular Dystrophy First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
45OBESITY_MEDICAREObesity End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
46OBESITY_MEDICARE_EVERObesity First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
47OTHDEL_MEDICAREOther Developmental Delays End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
48OTHDEL_MEDICARE_EVEROther Developmental Delays First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
49PSDS_MEDICAREPersonality Disorders End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
50PSDS_MEDICARE_EVERPersonality Disorders First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
51PTRA_MEDICAREPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
52PTRA_MEDICARE_EVERPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
53PVD_MEDICAREPeripheral Vascular Disease End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
54PVD_MEDICARE_EVERPeripheral Vascular Disease First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
55SCHI_MEDICARESchizophrenia End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
56SCHI_MEDICARE_EVERSchizophrenia First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
57SCHIOT_MEDICARESchizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
58SCHIOT_MEDICARE_EVERSchizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
59SPIBIF_MEDICARESpina Bifida and Other Congenital Anomalies of the Nervous System End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
60SPIBIF_MEDICARE_EVERSpina Bifida and Other Congenital Anomalies of the Nervous System First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
61SPIINJ_MEDICARESpinal Cord Injury End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
62SPIINJ_MEDICARE_EVERSpinal Cord Injury First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
63TOBA_MEDICARETobacco Use Disorders End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
64TOBA_MEDICARE_EVERTobacco Use Disorders First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
65ULCERS_MEDICAREPressure Ulcers and Chronic Ulcers End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
66ULCERS_MEDICARE_EVERPressure Ulcers and Chronic Ulcers First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims
67VISUAL_MEDICARESensory - Blindness and Visual Impairment End-of-Year Indicator - Medicare Only Claims
68VISUAL_MEDICARE_EVERSensory - Blindness and Visual Impairment First Ever Occurrence Date - Medicare Only Claims

Cost and Use segment

Short SAS NameLong SAS NameVariable Name
1BENE_IDBENE_IDCCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_YRBENE_ENROLLMT_REF_YRReference Year
3HOP_MDCR_PMTHospital Outpatient Medicare Payments
4HOP_BENE_PMTHospital Outpatient Beneficiary Payments
5HOP_VISITSHospital Outpatient Visits
6HOP_ER_VISITSHospital Outpatient Emergency Room Visits
7ACUTE_MDCR_PMTAcute Inpatient Medicare Payments
8ACUTE_BENE_PMTAcute Inpatient Beneficiary Payments
9ACUTE_COV_DAYSAcute Inpatient Covered Days
10ACUTE_STAYSAcute Inpatient Stays
11IP_ER_VISITSInpatient Emergency Room Visits
12READMISSIONSHospital Readmissions
13OIP_MDCR_PMTOther Inpatient Medicare Payments
14OIP_BENE_PMTOther Inpatient Beneficiary Payments
15OIP_COV_DAYSOther Inpatient Covered Days
16OIP_STAYSOther Inpatient Stays
17SNF_MDCR_PMTSkilled Nursing Facility Medicare Payments
18SNF_BENE_PMTSkilled Nursing Facility Beneficiary Payments
19SNF_COV_DAYSSkilled Nursing Facility Covered Days
20SNF_STAYSSkilled Nursing Facility Stays
21HOS_MDCR_PMTHospice Medicare Payments
22HOS_COV_DAYSHospice Covered Days
23HOS_STAYSHospice Stays
24HH_MDCR_PMTHome Health Medicare Payments
25HH_VISITSHome Health Visits
26ASC_MDCR_PMTAmbulatory Surgery Center Medicare Payments
27ASC_BENE_PMTAmbulatory Surgery Center Beneficiary Payments
28ASC_EVENTSAmbulatory Surgery Center Events
29PTB_DRUG_MDCR_PMTPart B Drug Medicare Payments
30PTB_DRUG_BENE_PMTPart B Drug Beneficiary Payments
31PTB_DRUG_EVENTSPart B Drug Events
32EM_MDCR_PMTEvaluation and Management Medicare Payments
33EM_BENE_PMTEvaluation and Management Beneficiary Payments
34EM_EVENTSEvaluation and Management Events
35ANES_MDCR_PMTAnesthesia Medicare Payments
36ANES_BENE_PMTAnesthesia Beneficiary Payments
37ANES_EVENTSAnesthesia Events
38DIALYS_MDCR_PMTDialysis Medicare Payments
39DIALYS_BENE_PMTDialysis Beneficiary Payments
40DIALYS_EVENTSDialysis Events
41OPROC_MDCR_PMTOther Procedures Medicare Payments
42OPROC_BENE_PMTOther Procedures Beneficiary Payments
43OPROC_EVENTSOther Procedures Events
44IMG_MDCR_PMTImaging Medicare Payments
45IMG_BENE_PMTImaging Beneficiary Payments
46IMG_EVENTSImaging Events
47TEST_MDCR_PMTTests Medicare Payments
48TEST_BENE_PMTTests Beneficiary Payments
49TEST_EVENTSTests Events
50DME_MDCR_PMTDurable Medical Equipment Medicare Payments
51DME_BENE_PMTDurable Medical Equipment Beneficiary Payments
52DME_EVENTSDurable Medical Equipment Events
53OTHC_MDCR_PMTOther Part B Carrier Medicare Payments
54OTHC_BENE_PMTOther Part B Carrier Beneficiary Payments
55OTHC_EVENTSOther Part B Carrier Events
56PHYS_MDCR_PMTPart B Physician Medicare Payments
57PHYS_BENE_PMTPart B Physician Beneficiary Payments
58PHYS_EVENTSPart B Physician Events
59PTD_MDCR_PMTPart D Medicare Payments
60PTD_BENE_PMTPart D Beneficiary Payments
61PTD_EVENTSPart D Events
62PTD_FILL_CNTPart D Fill Count
63PTD_TOTAL_RX_CSTPart D Total Prescription Costs
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