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This variable is contained in the following files: MAX Personal Summary File
Short SAS Name
SAS Name
EL_PPH_PLN_MO_CNT_CMCP

TOTAL NUMBER OF MONTHS THE MEDICAID ELIGIBLE WAS ENROLLED IN THE PARTICULAR TYPE OF PLAN DURING THE CALENDAR YEAR.

NOTE: IN MAX 2008, A CLARIFICATION NOTE WAS ADDED ABOUT THE VALUE ASSIGNED WHEN SOMEONE HAS CLAIMS BUT NO ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION.

Comments

USER NOTE: THIS IS A NUMBER FROM 0 TO 12. IT IS GIVEN VALUE > 0 BASED ON THE NUMBER OF MONTHS THE ELIGIBLE IS ENROLLED IN THIS TYPE OF PLAN.SINCE MSIS CAPTURES INFORMATION ON ENROLLMENT IN UP TO FOUR TYPES OF PLANS EACH MONTH, THE TOTAL NUMBER OF MONTHS ACROSS ALL TYPES OFPLANS MAY EXCEED 12. THE NUMBER OF MONTHS COUNTED HERE WILL BE VALUE = 0 FOR ANY OF THE 'ELIGIBLE PRE-PAID PLAN TYPE CODES' THAT CONTAIN ACODE VALUE = 99 (ELIGIBLE'S MANAGED CARE PLAN STATUS IS UNKNOWN THIS MONTH).

USER NOTE: WHEN SOMEONE HAS CLAIMS BUT NO ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION, THIS DATA ELEMENT IS 0-FILLED.

USER NOTE: THIS IS A NUMBER FROM 0 TO 12. IT IS GIVEN VALUE > 0 BASED ON THE NUMBER OF MONTHS THE ELIGIBLE IS ENROLLED IN THIS TYPE OF PLAN. SINCE MSIS CAPTURES INFORMATION ON ENROLLMENT IN UP TO FOUR TYPES OF PLANS EACH MONTH, THE TOTAL NUMBER OF MONTHS ACROSS ALL TYPES OF PLANS MAY EXCEED 12. THE NUMBER OF MONTHS COUNTED HERE WILL BE VALUE = 0 FOR ANY OF THE 'ELIGIBLE PRE-PAID PLAN TYPE CODES' THAT CONTAIN A CODE VALUE = 99 (ELIGIBLE'S MANAGED CARE PLAN STATUS IS UNKNOWN THIS MONTH). USER NOTE: WHEN SOMEONE HAS CLAIMS BUT NO ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION, THIS DATA ELEMENT IS 0-FILLED.