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

This variable is the type of organization sponsoring the plan.

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
01
Local coordinated care plan (CCP)
02
Medical Savings Account (MSA)
04
Private fee-for-service (PFFS) plan
05
Demonstration
06
Section 1876 cost plan
08
Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
10
Stand-alone prescription drug plan (PDP)
11
Regional CCP
13
Employer/union-only direct contract PDP
16
Point-of-sale contract; used for LINET – Limited Income Newly Eligible Transition program