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

This variable contains the code denoting the method of reimbursement selected by the beneficiary receiving End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) services for home dialysis (i.e. whether home supplies are purchased through a facility or from a supplier.) 

Comments

Source: NCH

CodeCode value
0
Not ESRD
1
Method 1 - Home supplies purchased through a facility
2
Method 2 - Home supplies purchased from a supplier