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This variable is contained in the following files: Plan Characteristics File
SAS Name
CONDITION_CATEGORY_03

This variable identifies special needs plans (SNP) for Cancer Excluding Pre-cancer Conditions or In-situ Status (Condition Category 03).

Comments

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

Only SNP plans are included in this file (i.e., there are no blank/missing values for this field).

Source: CMS (HPMS Files)

CodeCode value
N
Not a SNP for this Condition Category
Y
SNP for this Condition Category