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This variable is contained in the following files: Outpatient (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
PACKGIND
SAS Name
REV_CNTR_PACKG_IND_CD

The code used to identify those services that are packaged/bundled with another service.

Comments

NOTE1: This field is populated for those claims that are required to process through Outpatient PPS PRICER software. The type of bills (TOB) required to process through are: 12X, 13X, 14X (except Maryland providers, Indian Health Providers, hospitals located in American Samoa, Guam and Saipan and Critical Access Hospitals [CAH]); 76X; 75X and 34X if certain HCPCS are on the bill; and any outpatient type of bill with a condition code '07' and certain HCPCS. These claim types could have lines that are not required to price under OPPS rules so those lines would not have data in this field.

Additional exception: Virgin Island hospitals and hospitals that furnish only inpatient Part B services with dates of service 1/1/02 and forward.

Source: NCH

CodeCode value
0
Not packaged
1
Packaged service (service indicator N)
2
Packaged as part of partial hospitalization per diem or daily mental health service per diem
3
Artificial charges for surgical procedure (eff. 7/2004)