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Short SAS Name
DEMO_INFO_TXT
SAS Name
DEMO_INFO_TXT

This is a text field that contains information related to the demonstration.

For example, a claim involving a CHOICES demo id '05' would contain the MCO plan contract number in the first five positions of this text field.

Comments

When the Demo ID = 01 (RUGS) -- the text field will contain a 2, 3 or 4 to denote the RUGS phase. If RUGS phase is blank or not one of the above the text field will reflect 'INVALID'. NOTE: In Version 'G', RUGS phase was stored in redefined Claim Edit Group, 3rd occurrence, 4th position.

Demo ID = 02 (Home Health demo) -- the text field will contain PROV#. When demo number not equal to 02 then text will reflect 'INVALID'.

Demo ID = 03 (Telemedicine demo) -- text field will contain the HCPCS code. If the required HCPCS is not shown then the text field will reflect 'INVALID'.

Demo ID = 04 (UMWA) -- text field will contain W0 denoting that condition code W0 was present. If condition code W0 not present then the text field will reflect 'INVALID'.

Demo ID = 05 (CHOICES) -- the text field will contain the CHOICES plan number, if both of the following conditions are met: (1) CHOICES plan number present and PPS or Inpatient claim shows that 1st 3 positions of provider number as '210' and the admission date is within HMO effective/termination date; or non-PPS claim and the from date is within HMO effective/termination date and (2) CHOICES plan number matches the HMO plan number. If either condition is not met the text field will reflect 'INVALID CHOICES PLAN NUMBER'. When CHOICES plan number not present, text will reflect 'INVALID'.

Demo ID = 15 (ESRD Managed Care) -- text field will contain the ESRD/MCO plan number. If ESRD/MCO plan number not present the field will reflect 'INVALID'.

Demo ID = 38 (Physician Encounter Claims) -- text field will contain the MCO plan number. When MCO plan number not present the field will reflect 'INVALID'.

Source: NCH