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

The code derived by CMS based on the type of bill and provider number to identify the outpatient transaction type. 

Comments

Source: NCH

CodeCode value
A
Outpatient Psychiatric Hospital
B
Outpatient tuberculosis (TB) Hospital
C
Outpatient General Care Hospital
D
Outpatient Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)
E
Home Health Agency
F
Comprehensive Health Care
G
Clinical Rehab Agency
H
Rural Health Clinic
I
Satellite Dialysis Facility
J
Limited Care Facility
0
Christian Science SNF
1
Psychiatric Hospital Facility
2
TB Hospital Facility
3
General Care Hospital
4
Regular SNF
Spaces
Home Health/Hospice