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This variable is contained in the following files: Long Term Care Minimum Data Set (MDS) 2.0
Short SAS Name
AA8B
SAS Name
AA8B_SPC_RFA

Special reason for assessment.

CodeCode value
Space
-
Unknown
1
Medicare 5 day assessment
2
Medicare 30 day assessment
3
Medicare 60 day assessment
4
Medicare 90 day assessment
5
Medicare readmission/return assessment
6
Other state required assessment
7
Medicare 14 day assessment
8
Other Medicare required assessment