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These fields identify the underlying causes of death as edited and audited by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). From 1999-2006 there were up to 8 codes, and from 2007-2013 there are up to 20 codes. 

This variable is the two-digit Social Security Administration (SSA) code for the state identified as the state where the beneficiary death occurred.

INDICATOR SHOWING WHETHER THE PRESCRIPTION BEING FILLED WAS A NEW PRESCRIPTION OR A REFILL. IF IT WAS A REFILL, THE INDICATOR WILL IDENTIFY HOW MANY TIMES IT WAS REFILLED.

Indicator showing whether the prescription being filled was a new prescription or a refill. If it is a refill, the indicator will indicate the number of refills to-date (not to exceed the maximum number of refills allowed for the prescription).

The charges for inpatient care, which are not reimbursable by the primary payer.

This data element is used by CMS to identify PDE records that are compiled from non-standard sources.

The National Council for Prescription Drug Program (NCPDP) is the standard format in which plans receive data from pharmacies.

npi
National provider identifier (NPI) 

The National Provider ID (NPI) of the provider who directed the care of a patient that another provider administered.

Total allowed charges billed by NPI

Count of line items billed by NPI

Number of unique beneficiaries for whom the NPI billed

This variable indicates the number of Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMRs) with written summary in CMS standardized format the beneficiary received. 

This field indicates the number fill of the current dispensed supply.

This variable indicates the number of drug therapy problem recommendations made to beneficiary's prescriber(s) as a result of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services. 

This variable indicates the number of drug therapy problem resolutions with prescribers resulting from recommendations made to beneficiary's prescriber(s) as a result of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services.

This variable indicates the number of targeted medication reviews conducted.

TOTAL NUMBER OF MEDICAID COVERED DAYS FOR THE RECIPIENT IN AN NURSING FACILITY FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR.

(SAS USERS: ZONED DECIMAL - ZD3)

TOTAL NUMBER OF DAYS OF NURSING FACILITY CARE INCLUDED IN THIS RECORD THAT WAS PAID FOR IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY MEDICAID.

(DISPLAY SIGNED NUMERIC) (SAS USERS: ZONED DECIMAL - ZD3)

The data in this column indicates whether the resident received chemotherapy within the last 14 days while not a resident of this facility.

The data in this column indicates whether the resident received chemotherapy within the last 14 days while a resident of this facility.

The data in this column indicates whether the resident received radiation in the last 14 days while not a resident in the facility.

The data in this column indicates whether the resident received radiation in the last 14 days while a resident in the facility.

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