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This variable is contained in the following files: Plan Characteristics File
SAS Name
EGWP_INDICATOR

This variable indicates whether the plan benefit package is an employer group waiver plan (EGWP).

EGWP plan are not open to general enrollment but rather are offered to beneficiaries through an employer group.

Comments

The CCW constructs the Plan Characteristics File from information submitted by plan sponsors to CMS’s Health Plan Management System (HPMS).

Source: CMS (HPMS Files)

CodeCode value
Y
Yes
N
No