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This variable is contained in the following files: Inpatient (Fee-for-Service), Skilled Nursing Facility (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
CARETHRU
SAS Name
NCH_ACTV_OR_CVRD_LVL_CARE_THRU

The date on a claim for which the covered level of care ended in a general hospital or the active care ended in a psychiatric/tuberculosis hospital.

Comments

This variable is derived, using the occurrence code (variable called CLM_RLT_OCRNC_CD), when the value is 22. When this code value is present the date is populated using the CLM_RLT_OCRNC_DT.

Source: NCH QA Process