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SAS Name
CLM_MDCL_REC

The number assigned by the provider to the beneficiary's medical record to assist in record retrieval. The medical record number has special significance for chart review encounters.   When the chart review’s purpose is to delete a diagnosis code from the claim, the medical record number should be ‘8’. 

Comments

This variable may be null/missing.  No values other than 8 are in this field.