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

This variable indicates whether the Plan is Medicare Part C, Part D or both. All Part C and D Plans are included in the file.


You may use this field to identify plans that offer either only the Part C benefit, the Part D benefit, or both. Note that plans that are identified as Part C may include other nonfee-for-service plans such as some demonstrations (i.e., not all plans identified as Part C plans are Medicare Advantage managed care plans).

Source: CCW (derived)

CodeCode value
Part C only plan (any non-FFS; not all are MA)
Part D only plan
Both Part C and D plan