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

This variable identifies special needs plans (SNP) for Cardiovascular Disorders and/or Chronic Heart Failure (Condition Category 16).


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
Not a SNP for this Condition Category
SNP for this Condition Category