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

This variable is the name of the parent organization for the plan, if applicable.

Comments

This is the name of the parent organization associated with the contract (CONTRACT_ID) and benefit package number (PLAN_ID).

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)

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