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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
EXHST_DT
SAS Name
NCH_BENE_MDCR_BNFTS_EXHTD_DT_I

The last date for which the beneficiary has Medicare coverage.

This is completed only where benefits were exhausted before the date of discharge and during the billing period covered by this institutional claim.

Comments

Derived from: CLM_RLT_OCRNC_CD and CLM_RLT_OCRNC_DT

Derivation rules: Based on the presence of occurrence code A3, B3 or C3 move the related occurrence date to NCH_MDCR_BNFT_EXHST_DT.

Source: NCH QA Process