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MEPS HC-206G CODEBOOK
2018 OFFICE-BASED MEDICAL PROVIDER VISITS
DATE: May 5, 2020

DOCATLOC
69   
70   
ANY MD WORK AT LOCATION WHERE P SAW PROV
DRSPLTY_M18
64   
65   
MVIS DOCTOR'S SPECIALTY
DUID
1   
7   
PANEL # + ENCRYPTED DU IDENTIFIER
DUPERSID
11   
20   
PERSON ID (DUID + PID)
EKG_M18
86   
87   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE AN EKG, EEG OR ECG
EVENTRN
37   
37   
EVENT ROUND NUMBER
EVNTIDX
21   
36   
EVENT ID
FFBEF18
97   
99   
TOTAL # OF VISITS IN FF BEFORE 2018
FFEEIDX
38   
51   
FLAT FEE ID
FFOBTYPE
95   
96   
FLAT FEE BUNDLE
FFTOT19
100   
102   
TOTAL # OF VISITS IN FF AFTER 2018
IMPFLAG
214   
214   
IMPUTATION STATUS
LABTEST_M18
76   
77   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE LAB TESTS
MAMMOG_M18
82   
83   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE A MAMMOGRAM
MEDPRESC
92   
94   
ANY MEDICINE PRESCRIBED FOR P THIS VISIT
MEDPTYPE_M18
66   
68   
TYPE OF MED PERSON P TALKED TO ON VISIT DT
MPCDATA
55   
55   
MPC DATA FLAG
MPCELIG
54   
54   
MPC ELIGIBILITY FLAG
MRI_M18
84   
85   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE AN MRI/CATSCAN
OBDATEMM
60   
61   
EVENT DATE - MONTH
OBDATEYR
56   
59   
EVENT DATE - YEAR
OBMD18X
119   
125   
AMOUNT PAID, MEDICAID (IMPUTED)
OBMR18X
111   
118   
AMOUNT PAID, MEDICARE (IMPUTED)
OBOF18X
151   
158   
AMOUNT PAID, OTHER FEDERAL (IMPUTED)
OBOR18X
173   
180   
AMOUNT PAID, OTHER PRIVATE (IMPUTED)
OBOT18X
188   
195   
AMOUNT PAID, OTHER INSURANCE (IMPUTED)
OBOU18X
181   
187   
AMOUNT PAID, OTHER PUBLIC (IMPUTED)
OBPV18X
126   
134   
AMOUNT PAID, PRIVATE INSURANCE (IMPUTED)
OBSF18X
103   
110   
AMOUNT PAID, FAMILY (IMPUTED)
OBSL18X
159   
165   
AMOUNT PAID, STATE & LOCAL GOV (IMPUTED)
OBTC18X
205   
213   
HHLD REPORTED TOTAL CHARGE (IMPUTED)
OBTR18X
143   
150   
AMOUNT PAID, TRICARE(IMPUTED)
OBVA18X
135   
142   
AMOUNT PAID, VETERANS/CHAMPVA(IMPUTED)
OBWC18X
166   
172   
AMOUNT PAID, WORKERS COMP (IMPUTED)
OBXP18X
196   
204   
SUM OF OBSF18X - OBOT18X (IMPUTED)
PANEL
52   
53   
PANEL NUMBER
PERWT18F
215   
226   
EXPENDITURE FILE PERSON WEIGHT, 2018
PID
8   
10   
PERSON NUMBER
RCVVAC_M18
88   
89   
THIS VISIT DID P RECEIVE A VACCINATION
SEEDOC_M18
62   
63   
DID P TALK TO MD THIS VISIT
SONOGRAM_M18
78   
79   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE SONOGRAM OR ULTRSD
SURGPROC
90   
91   
WAS SURG PROC PERFORMED ON P THIS VISIT
VARPSU
231   
231   
VARIANCE ESTIMATION PSU, 2018
VARSTR
227   
230   
VARIANCE ESTIMATION STRATUM, 2018
VSTCTGRY
71   
73   
BEST CATEGORY FOR CARE P RECV ON VISIT DT
VSTRELCN_M18
74   
75   
THIS VISIT RELATED TO SPEC COND
XRAYS_M18
80   
81   
THIS VISIT DID P HAVE X-RAYS
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