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

This variable is the coinsurance percentage beneficiaries are charged by the plan for enhanced alternative plans that offer cost sharing during the deductible phase.

Comments

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

Employer and National Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) plans are waived from reporting Plan Benefit Package information.

For those plans that did not report, the value of this variable will be blank.

Source: CMS (HPMS Files)