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MEPS HC-206F CODEBOOK
2018 OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT VISITS
DATE: May 5, 2020

DRSPLTY_M18
63   
64   
OPAT DOCTOR'S SPECIALTY
DUID
1   
7   
PANEL # + ENCRYPTED DU IDENTIFIER
DUPERSID
11   
20   
PERSON ID (DUID + PID)
EKG_M18
82   
83   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE AN EKG, EEG OR ECG
EVENTRN
37   
37   
EVENT ROUND NUMBER
EVNTIDX
21   
36   
EVENT ID
FFBEF18
93   
95   
TOTAL # OF VISITS IN FF BEFORE 2018
FFEEIDX
38   
51   
FLAT FEE ID
FFOPTYPE
91   
92   
FLAT FEE BUNDLE
IMPFLAG
317   
317   
IMPUTATION STATUS
LABTEST_M18
72   
73   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE LAB TESTS
MAMMOG_M18
78   
79   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE A MAMMOGRAM
MEDPRESC
88   
90   
ANY MEDICINE PRESCRIBED FOR P THIS VISIT
MEDPTYPE_M18
65   
66   
TYPE OF MED PERSON P TALKED TO ON VISIT DT
MPCDATA
54   
54   
MPC DATA FLAG
MRI_M18
80   
81   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE AN MRI/CATSCAN
OPDATEMM
59   
60   
EVENT DATE - MONTH
OPDATEYR
55   
58   
EVENT DATE - YEAR
OPDMD18X
234   
240   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, MEDICAID (IMPUTED)
OPDMR18X
227   
233   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, MEDICARE (IMPUTED)
OPDOF18X
263   
266   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, OTH FEDERAL (IMPUTED)
OPDOR18X
280   
286   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, OTH PRIV (IMPUTED)
OPDOT18X
293   
300   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, OTH INSUR (IMPUTED)
OPDOU18X
287   
292   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, OTH PUB (IMPUTED)
OPDPV18X
241   
248   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, PRIVATE INSUR (IMPUTED)
OPDSF18X
220   
226   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, FAMILY (IMPUTED)
OPDSL18X
267   
272   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, STATE/LOC GOV (IMPUTED)
OPDTC18X
309   
316   
TOTAL DOCTOR CHARGE (IMPUTED)
OPDTR18X
256   
262   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID,TRICARE(IMPUTED)
OPDVA18X
249   
255   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID,VETERANS/CHAMPVA(IMPUTED)
OPDWC18X
273   
279   
DOCTOR AMOUNT PAID, WORKERS COMP (IMPUTED)
OPDXP18X
301   
308   
DOCTOR SUM PAYMENTS OPDSF18X-OPDOT18X
OPFMD18X
129   
136   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, MEDICAID (IMPUTED)
OPFMR18X
121   
128   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, MEDICARE (IMPUTED)
OPFOF18X
160   
165   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, OTH FEDERAL (IMPUTED)
OPFOR18X
181   
187   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, OTH PRIV (IMPUTED)
OPFOT18X
195   
202   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, OTH INSUR (IMPUTED)
OPFOU18X
188   
194   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, OTH PUB (IMPUTED)
OPFPV18X
137   
144   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, PRIV INSUR (IMPUTED)
OPFSF18X
113   
120   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, FAMILY (IMPUTED)
OPFSL18X
166   
172   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, STATE/LOC GOV (IMPUTED)
OPFTC18X
211   
219   
TOTAL FACILITY CHARGE (IMPUTED)
OPFTR18X
153   
159   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID,TRICARE(IMPUTED)
OPFVA18X
145   
152   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID,VETERANS/CHAMPVA(IMPUTED)
OPFWC18X
173   
180   
FACILITY AMOUNT PAID, WORKERS COMP (IMPUTED)
OPFXP18X
203   
210   
FACILITY SUM PAYMENTS OPFSF18X-OPFOT18X
OPTC18X
104   
112   
TOTAL CHG FOR EVENT (OPFTC18X+OPDTC18X)
OPXP18X
96   
103   
TOTAL EXP FOR EVENT (OPFXP18X + OPDXP18X)
PANEL
52   
53   
PANEL NUMBER
PERWT18F
318   
329   
EXPENDITURE FILE PERSON WEIGHT, 2018
PID
8   
10   
PERSON NUMBER
RCVVAC_M18
84   
85   
THIS VISIT DID P RECEIVE A VACCINATION
SEEDOC_M18
61   
62   
DID P TALK TO MD THIS VISIT
SONOGRAM_M18
74   
75   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE SONOGRAM OR ULTRSD
SURGPROC
86   
87   
WAS SURG PROC PERFORMED ON P THIS VISIT
VARPSU
334   
334   
VARIANCE ESTIMATION PSU, 2018
VARSTR
330   
333   
VARIANCE ESTIMATION STRATUM, 2018
VSTCTGRY
67   
69   
BEST CATEGORY FOR CARE P RECV ON VISIT DT
VSTRELCN_M18
70   
71   
THIS VISIT RELATED TO SPEC COND
XRAYS_M18
76   
77   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE X-RAYS
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