Master Beneficiary Summary File

File Version: 2017

Additional Data Documentation:

Variable List:

* = Limitations and/or code table are available for variable.

Base (A/B/C/D) segment

Short SAS NameVariable NameLimitationCode table
1CCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_YRReference Year
3ENRL_SRCSource of enrollment data*
4SAMPLE_GROUPMedicare Sample Group Indicator*
5EFIVEPCTEnhanced Medicare 5% Sample Indicator*
6CRNT_BICCurrent Beneficiary Identification Code*
7STATE_CDState code for beneficiary (SSA code)*
8CNTY_CDCounty Code for Beneficiary (SSA code)*
9ZIP_CD5-digit ZIP code for beneficiary*
10STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_01State and county FIPS code - January*
11STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_02State and county FIPS code - February*
12STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_03State and county FIPS code - March*
13STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_04State and county FIPS code - April*
14STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_05State and county FIPS code - May*
15STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_06State and county FIPS code - June*
16STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_07State and county FIPS code - July*
17STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_08State and county FIPS code - August*
18STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_09State and county FIPS code - September*
19STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_10State and county FIPS code - October*
20STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_11State and county FIPS code - November*
21STATE_CNTY_FIPS_CD_12State and county FIPS code - December*
22AGEAge of beneficiary at end of year*
23Beneficiary date of birth*
24V_DOD_SWValid Date of Death Switch*
25DEATH_DTDate of Death*
26SEXSex*
27RACEBeneficiary Race Code*
28RTI_RACE_CDResearch Triangle Institute (RTI) Race Code*
29COVSTARTMedicare Coverage Start Date*
30ORECOriginal Reason for Entitlement Code*
31CRECCurrent Reason for Entitlement Code*
32ESRD_INDEnd-stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Indicator*
33MDCR_STUS_CD_01Medicare Status Code - January*
34MDCR_STUS_CD_02Medicare Status Code - February*
35MDCR_STUS_CD_03Medicare Status Code - March*
36MDCR_STUS_CD_04Medicare Status Code - April*
37MDCR_STUS_CD_05Medicare Status Code - May*
38MDCR_STUS_CD_06Medicare Status Code - June*
39MDCR_STUS_CD_07Medicare Status Code - July*
40MDCR_STUS_CD_08Medicare Status Code - August*
41MDCR_STUS_CD_09Medicare Status Code - September*
42MDCR_STUS_CD_10Medicare Status Code - October*
43MDCR_STUS_CD_11Medicare Status Code - November*
44MDCR_STUS_CD_12Medicare Status Code - December*
45A_TRM_CDPart A Termination Code*
46B_TRM_CDPart B Termination Code*
47A_MO_CNTPart A Months Count*
48B_MO_CNTPart B Months Count*
49BUYIN_MOState Buy-In Coverage Count*
50HMO_MOHMO Coverage Count*
51PTD_MOMonths of Part D Coverage*
52RDS_MOMonths of Retiree Drug Subsidy Coverage*
53DUAL_MOMonths of Dual Eligibility*
54BUYIN01Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - January*
55BUYIN02Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - February*
56BUYIN03Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - March*
57BUYIN04Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - April*
58BUYIN05Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - May*
59BUYIN06Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - June*
60BUYIN07Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - July*
61BUYIN08Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - August*
62BUYIN09Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - September*
63BUYIN10Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - October*
64BUYIN11Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - November*
65BUYIN12Medicare Entitlement/Buy-In Indicator - December*
66HMOIND01HMO Indicator - January*
67HMOIND02HMO Indicator - February*
68HMOIND03HMO Indicator - March*
69HMOIND04HMO Indicator - April*
70HMOIND05HMO Indicator - May*
71HMOIND06HMO Indicator - June*
72HMOIND07HMO Indicator - July*
73HMOIND08HMO Indicator - August*
74HMOIND09HMO Indicator - September*
75HMOIND10HMO Indicator - October*
76HMOIND11HMO Indicator - November*
77HMOIND12HMO Indicator - December*

Part C

Short SAS NameVariable NameLimitationCode table
1PTC_CNTRCT_ID_01Part C Contract Number - January
2PTC_CNTRCT_ID_02Part C Contract Number - February
3PTC_CNTRCT_ID_03Part C Contract Number - March
4PTC_CNTRCT_ID_04Part C Contract Number - April
5PTC_CNTRCT_ID_05Part C Contract Number - May
6PTC_CNTRCT_ID_06Part C Contract Number - June
7PTC_CNTRCT_ID_07Part C Contract Number - July
8PTC_CNTRCT_ID_08Part C Contract Number - August
9PTC_CNTRCT_ID_09Part C Contract Number - September
10PTC_CNTRCT_ID_10Part C Contract Number - October
11PTC_CNTRCT_ID_11Part C Contract Number - November
12PTC_CNTRCT_ID_12Part C Contract Number - December
13PTC_PBP_ID_01Part C PBP Number - January*
14PTC_PBP_ID_02Part C PBP Number - February*
15PTC_PBP_ID_03Part C PBP Number - March*
16PTC_PBP_ID_04Part C PBP Number - April*
17PTC_PBP_ID_05Part C PBP Number - May*
18PTC_PBP_ID_06Part C PBP Number - June*
19PTC_PBP_ID_07Part C PBP Number - July*
20PTC_PBP_ID_08Part C PBP Number - August*
21PTC_PBP_ID_09Part C PBP Number - September*
22PTC_PBP_ID_10Part C PBP Number - October*
23PTC_PBP_ID_11Part C PBP Number - November*
24PTC_PBP_ID_12Part C PBP Number - December*
25PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_01Part C Plan Type Code - January*
26PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_02Part C Plan Type Code - February*
27PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_03Part C Plan Type Code - March*
28PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_04Part C Plan Type Code - April*
29PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_05Part C Plan Type Code - May*
30PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_06Part C Plan Type Code - June*
31PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_07Part C Plan Type Code - July*
32PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_08Part C Plan Type Code - August*
33PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_09Part C Plan Type Code - September*
34PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_10Part C Plan Type Code - October*
35PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_11Part C Plan Type Code - November*
36PTC_PLAN_TYPE_CD_12Part C Plan Type Code - December*

Part D

Short SAS NameVariable NameLimitationCode table
1PTDCNTRCT01Part D Contract Number - January*
2PTDCNTRCT02Part D Contract Number - February*
4PTDCNTRCT04Part D Contract Number - April*
5PTDCNTRCT05Part D Contract Number - May*
6PTDCNTRCT06Part D Contract Number - June*
7PTDCNTRCT07Part D Contract Number - July*
8PTDCNTRCT08Part D Contract Number - August*
9PTDCNTRCT09Part D Contract Number - September*
10PTDCNTRCT10Part D Contract Number - October*
11PTDCNTRCT11Part D Contract Number - November*
12PTDCNTRCT12Part D Contract Number - December*
13PTDPBPID01Part D PBP Number - January*
14PTDPBPID02Part D PBP Number - February*
15PTDPBPID03Part D PBP Number - March*
16PTDPBPID04Part D PBP Number - April*
17PTDPBPID05Part D PBP Number - May*
18PTDPBPID06Part D PBP Number - June*
19PTDPBPID07Part D PBP Number - July*
20PTDPBPID08Part D PBP Number - August*
21PTDPBPID09Part D PBP Number - September*
22PTDPBPID10Part D PBP Number - October*
23PTDPBPID11Part D PBP Number - November*
24PTDPBPID12Part D PBP Number - December*
25SGMTID01Part D Segment Number - January*
26SGMTID02Part D Segment Number - February*
27SGMTID03Part D Segment Number - March*
28SGMTID04Part D Segment Number - April*
29SGMTID05Part D Segment Number - May*
30SGMTID06Part D Segment Number - June*
31SGMTID07Part D Segment Number - July*
32SGMTID08Part D Segment Number - August*
33SGMTID09Part D Segment Number - September*
34SGMTID10Part D Segment Number - October*
35SGMTID11Part D Segment Number - November*
36SGMTID12Part D Segment Number - December*
37RDSIND01Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - January*
38RDSIND02Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - February*
39RDSIND03Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - March*
40RDSIND04Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - April*
41RDSIND05Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - May*
42RDSIND06Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - June*
43RDSIND07Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - July*
44RDSIND08Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - August*
45RDSIND09Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - September*
46RDSIND10Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - October*
47RDSIND11Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - November*
48RDSIND12Part D Retiree Drug Subsidy Indicator - December*
49DUAL_01Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - January*
50DUAL_02Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - February*
51DUAL_03Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - March*
52DUAL_04Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - April*
53DUAL_05Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - May*
54DUAL_06Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - June*
55DUAL_07Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - July*
56DUAL_08Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - August*
57DUAL_09Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - September*
58DUAL_10Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - October*
59DUAL_11Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - November*
60DUAL_12Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibility code - December*
61CSTSHR01Part D low-income cost share group code - January*
62CSTSHR02Part D low-income cost share group code - February*
63CSTSHR03Part D low-income cost share group code - March*
64CSTSHR04Part D low-income cost share group code - April*
65CSTSHR05Part D low-income cost share group code - May*
66CSTSHR06Part D low-income cost share group code - June*
67CSTSHR07Part D low-income cost share group code - July*
68CSTSHR08Part D low-income cost share group code - August*
69CSTSHR09Part D low-income cost share group code - September*
70CSTSHR10Part D low-income cost share group code - October*
71CSTSHR11Part D low-income cost share group code - November*
72CSTSHR12Part D low-income cost share group code - December*

National Death Index segment

Short SAS NameVariable NameLimitationCode table
1CCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_YRReference Year
3ENRL_SRCEnrollment Source*
4DEATH_CERT_NUMNDI Death Certificate Number*
5NDI_DODNDI Date of Death*
6NDI_STATE_DEATH_CDNDI State of Death*
7ICD_CODEICD-10 Code*
8ICD_TITLEICD-10 Title*
9ICD_CODE_358358 ICD-10 Recodes*
10ICD_CODE_113113 ICD-10 Recodes*
11ICD_CODE_130130 ICD-10 Recodes
12ENTITY_COND_1NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 1st Condition*
13ENTITY_COND_2NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 2nd Condition*
14ENTITY_COND_3NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 3rd Condition*
15ENTITY_COND_4NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 4th Condition*
16ENTITY_COND_5NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 5th Condition*
17ENTITY_COND_6NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 6th Condition*
18ENTITY_COND_7NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 7th Condition*
19ENTITY_COND_8NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 8th Condition*
20ENTITY_COND_9NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 9th Condition*
21ENTITY_COND_10NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 10th Condition*
22ENTITY_COND_11NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 11th Condition*
23ENTITY_COND_12NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 12th Condition*
24ENTITY_COND_13NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 13th Condition*
25ENTITY_COND_14NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 14th Condition*
26ENTITY_COND_15NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 15th Condition*
27ENTITY_COND_16NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 16th Condition*
28ENTITY_COND_17NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 17th Condition*
29ENTITY_COND_18NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 18th Condition*
30ENTITY_COND_19NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 19th Condition*
31ENTITY_COND_20NDI Entity Axis Cause of Death - 20th Condition*
32RECORD_COND_1 NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 1st Condition*
33RECORD_COND_2NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 2nd Condition*
34RECORD_COND_3NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 3rd Condition*
35RECORD_COND_4NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 4th Condition*
36RECORD_COND_5NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 5th Condition*
37RECORD_COND_6NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 6th Condition*
38RECORD_COND_7NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 7th Condition*
39RECORD_COND_8NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 8th Condition*
40RECORD_COND_9NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 9th Condition*
41RECORD_COND_10NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 10th Condition*
42RECORD_COND_11NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 11th Condition*
43RECORD_COND_12NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 12th Condition*
44RECORD_COND_13NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 13th Condition*
45RECORD_COND_14NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 14th Condition*
46RECORD_COND_15NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 15th Condition*
47RECORD_COND_16NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 16th Condition*
48RECORD_COND_17NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 17th Condition*
49RECORD_COND_18NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 18th Condition*
50RECORD_COND_19NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 19th Condition*
51RECORD_COND_20NDI Record Axis Cause of Death - 20th Condition*

Chronic Conditions segment

Short SAS NameVariable NameLimitationCode table
1CCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_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 NameVariable NameLimitationCode table
1CCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_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 NameVariable NameLimitationCode table
1CCW Encrypted Beneficiary ID Number
2RFRNC_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*