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This variable is contained in the following files: Inpatient (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
EHR_PGM_RDCTN_IND_SW
SAS Name
EHR_PGM_RDCTN_IND_SW

This field is a switch that identifies which hospitals are Electronic Health Records(EHR) meaningful users, and distinguishes hospitals that will have a payment penalty for not being meaningful users.

Comments

This field is new in October 2014. This field only applies to Inpatient claims.

Source: NCH

CodeCode value
Y
hospital is subject to a reduction under the EHR program
Blank
not applicable