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NumberSAS NameVariable Name
1 BENE_ID Encrypted 723 Beneficiary ID
2 ASMT_ID Encrypted Assessment ID
3 AST_BEG_VER_DT Assessment Beginning Version Date
4 ASMT_CRCTN_VRSN_NUM Assessment Correction Version Number
5 ASMT_END_VRSN_DT Assessment Ending Version Date
6 AST_MOD_CD Assessment Modification Code
7 CALC_HIPPS_CD Calculated HIPPS Code
8 CREATED_DATE Created Date
9 EFFECTIVE_DT Effective Date (Determines Year of Assessment)
10 MCR_CMI Medicare CMI Value for RUG Group
11 MCR_CODE_SET Medicare RUG CMI Set Used
12 MCR_GP Medicare RUG Group
13 MCR_VR Medicare RUG Version
14 ORGNL_ASMT_ID Encrypted Original Assessment ID (MDS)
15 PRVDR_INT_NUM Provider Internal Number
16 REC_TYPE Record Type
17 RES_CHG_TIMESTAMP Resident Data Update Timestamp
18 RES_MATCH_CRITERIA Resident Match Criteria
19 SB_ASMT_INT_ID Encrypted D170SB Assessment Internal ID
20 SB_SUB_REQ SB Submission Requirement
21 SB_SUBMSN_SQNC_NUM SB Submission Sequence Number
22 SFTWR_ID Software ID
23 SFT_VER Software Version
24 STATE_CD State Code
25 SUBMISSION_DATE Submission Date
26 TRGT_DT Target Date
27 UPDATED_DT Updated Date
28 VRSN_CD1 Version Code 1
29 VRSN_CD2 Version Code 2
30 ETHNCTY_AMRCN_INDN_AK_NTV_SW (5a)Race: American Indian/Alaskan Native
31 ETHNCTY_ASN_SW (5b)Race: Asian
32 ETHNCTY_AFRCN_AMRCN_SW (5c)Race: Black or African American
33 ETHNCTY_HSPNC_LTN_SW (5d)Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino
34 ETHNCTY_NTV_HI_PCFC_ISLNDR_SW (5e)Race: Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
35 ETHNCTY_WHT_SW (5f)Race: White
36 ASMT_OMRA_SW (11c) OMRA Assessment
37 ASMT_CLNCL_CHG_SW (11d) Clinical Change Assessment
38 ASMT_STATE_RQRD_SW (11e) Assessment Required for State
39 ASMT_OTHR_RSN_SW (11f) Assessment Needed Other Reasons
40 PRIOR_ACUTE_CARE_ADMSN_DT (12) Prior Acute Care Admission Date
41 ADMTD_FROM_CD (14a) Admitted From Code
42 DSCHRG_STUS_CD (14b) Discharge Status Code
43 REENTRY_FROM_CD (14c) Reentry From Code
44 AA2_GENDER 2(AA2) Gender
45 AA3_BIRTH_DT 3(AA3) Birthdate
46 A5_MARITAL_STATUS 4(A5) Marital Status
47 AB4_PRIOR_ZIP 6(AB4) ZIP Code of Pre-Hospital Residence
48 AA6A_FAC_MCAID_NBR 9a(AA6a) Hospital State Medicaid Provider Number
49 AA6B_FAC_MCARE_NBR 9b(AA6b) Hospital Medicare Provider Number
50 A3A_ASMT_REF_DT 10a(A3A) Assessment Reference Date
51 AA8A_PRI_RFA 11a(AA8a) Primary Reason for Assessment
52 AA8B_SPC_RFA 11b(AA8b) PPS Scheduled Assessments
53 AB1_ADMSN_DT 13(AB1)Admission Date
54 R4_DISCHARGE_DT 15(R4)Discharge Date
55 A4A_REENTRY_DT 16(A4a)Reentry Date
56 B1_COMATOSE 17(B1)Comatose
57 B2A_ST_MEMORY 18(B2a)Short Term Memory
58 B4_DAY_DCSN_MAKING 19(B4)Cognitive Skills
59 C4_IS_UNDERSTOOD 20(C4)Making Self Understood
60 E1L_WORRIED_FACE 21(E1l)Sad, Pained, Worried Facial Expressions
61 E1A_NEG_STATE 21a(E1a)Negative Statements
62 E1B_REPEAT_QUES 21b(E1b)Repetitive Questions
63 E1C_REPEAT_VERB 21c(E1c)Repetitive Verbalizations
64 E1D_PRST_ANGER 21d(E1d)Persistent Anger With Self/Others
65 E1E_SELF_DEPER 21e(E1e)Self Depreciation
66 E1F_UNREAL_FEARS 21f(E1f)Expression of Unrealistic Fears
67 E1G_TERRIBLE_FEEL 21g(E1g)Recurrent Statements of Terrible Future
68 E1H_HLTH_COMPLAIN 21h(E1h)Repetitive Health Complaints
69 E1I_ANX_COMP 21i(E1i)Repetitive Anxious Complaints/Concerns
70 E1J_UNPLEAS_MORN 21j(E1j)Unpleasant Mood in Morning
71 E1K_INSOMNIA 21k(E1k)Insomnia/Change in Sleeping Pattern
72 E1M_CRYING 21m(E1m)Crying/Tearfulness
73 E1N_REPEAT_MOVES 21n(E1n)Repetitive Physical Movements
74 E1O_WITHDRAWN 21o(E1o)Withdrawal From Activities of Interest
75 E1P_LESS_INTERACT 21p(E1p)Reduced Social Interaction
76 E4AA_WANDERS 22a(E4aA)Wandering: Frequency
77 E4BA_VRBL_ABUSIVE 22b(E4bA)Verbally Abusive Behavioral Symptoms: Frequency
78 E4CA_PHYS_ABUSIVE 22c(E4cA)Physically Abusive Behavioral Symptoms: Frequency
79 E4DA_DIS_BEHAVIOR 22d(E4dA)Socially Inappropriate/Disruptive Behavior: Frequency
80 E4EA_RESIST_CARE 22e(E4eA)Resists Care: Frequency
81 G1AA_SELF_BED 23aA(G1aA)Bed Mobility - Self Performance
82 G1AB_SUPP_BED 23aB(G1aB)Bed Mobility - Support Provided
83 G1BA_SELF_TRANS 23bA(G1bA)Transfer - Self Performance
84 G1BB_SUPP_TRANS 23bB(G1bB)Transfer - Support Provided
85 G1HA_SELF_EAT 23cA(G1hA)Eating - Self Performance
86 G1HB_SUPP_EAT 23cB(G1hB)Eating - Support Provided
87 G1IA_SELF_TOILET 23dA(G1iA)Toilet Use - Self Performance
88 G1IB_SUPP_TOILET 23dB(G1iB)Toilet Use - Support Provided
89 H3A_TOILET_PLAN 24a(H3a)Any Scheduled Toileting Plan
90 H3B_BLADDER_TR 24b(H3b)Bladder Retraining Program
91 I1A_DIABETES 25a(I1a)Diabetes Mellitus
92 I1R_APHASIA 25b(I1r)Aphasia
93 I1S_CEREBRAL_PALSY 25c(I1s)Cerebral Palsy
94 I1V_HEMIPLEGIA 25d(I1v)Hemiplegia/Hemiparesis
95 I1W_M_S 25e(I1w)Multiple Sclerosis
96 I1Z_QUADRIPLEGIA 25f(I1z)Quadriplegia
97 I2E_PNEUMONIA 26a(I2e)Pneumonia
98 I2G_SEPTICEMIA 26b(I2g)Septicemia
99 J1C_DEHYDRATED 27a(J1c)Dehydrated - Output Exceeds Input
100 J1E_DELUSIONS 27b(J1e)Delusions
101 J1H_FEVER 27c(J1h)Fever
102 J1I_HALLUCINATIONS 27d(J1i)Hallucinations
103 J1J_INTERN_BLEED 27e(J1j)Internal Bleeding
104 J1O_VOMIT 27f(J1o)Vomiting
105 K3A_WEIGHT_LOSS 28(K3a)Unplanned Weight Loss
106 K5A_PARENTERAL_IV 29a(K5a)Parenteral IV
107 K5B_FEED_TUBE 29b(K5b)Feeding Tube
108 K6A_TOTAL_CALORIES 30a(K6a)Parenteral or Enteral Intake
109 K6B_FLUID_INTAKE 30b(K6b)Average Fluid Intake In Last 7 Days
110 M1A_STAGE_1_ULCER 31a(M1a)Ulcers - Stage 1
111 M1B_STAGE_2_ULCER 31b(M1b)Ulcers - Stage 2
112 M1C_STAGE_3_ULCER 31c(M1c)Ulcers - Stage 3
113 M1D_STAGE_4_ULCER 31d(M1d)Ulcers - Stage 4
114 M2A_PRES_ULCER 32(M2a)Pressure Ulcer
115 M4B_BURNS 33a(M4b)Burns (Second or Third Degree)
116 M4C_OPEN_LESIONS 33b(M4c)Open Lesions Other Than Ulcers, Rashes, Cuts
117 M4G_SURG_WOUND 33c(M4g)Surgical Wounds
118 M5A_RELIEF_CHAIR 34a(M5a)Pressure Relieving Device(s) for Chair
119 M5B_RELIEF_BED 34b(M5b)Pressure Relieving Device(s) for Bed
120 M5C_TURN_REPO 34c(M5c)Turning/Repositioning Program
121 M5D_INTER_SKIN_PROB 34d(M5d)Nutrition/Hydration Intervention
122 M5E_ULCER_CARE 34e(M5e)Ulcer Care
123 M5F_SURG_WOUND_CAR 34f(M5f)Surgical Wound Care
124 M5G_APP_DRESSINGS 34g(M5g)Application of Dressings
125 M5H_APP_MEDS 34h(M5h)Application of Ointments/Medications
126 M6B_INFECT_FOOT 35a(M6b)Infection of the Foot
127 M6C_LESIONS_FOOT 35b(M6c)Open Lesions of the Foot
128 M6F_DRESSINGS_FOOT 35c(M6f)Application of Dressing (Foot)
129 N1A_MORNING 36a(N1a)Time Awake - Morning
130 N1B_AFTERNOON 36b(N1b)Time Awake - Afternoon
131 N1C_EVENING 36c(N1c)Time Awake - Evening
132 O3_INJECTIONS 37(O3)Injections
133 P1AA_CHEMO 38aa(P1aa)Special Care - Chemotherapy
134 P1AB_DIALYSIS 38ab(P1ab)Special Care - Dialysis
135 P1AC_IV_MED 38ac(P1ac)Special Care - IV Medication
136 P1AG_OXYGEN 38ac(P1ag)Special Care - IV Medication
137 P1AH_RADIATION 38ae(P1ah)Special Care - Radiation
138 P1AI_SUCTION 38af(P1ai)Special Care - Suctioning
139 P1AJ_TRACH_CARE 38ag(P1aj)Special Care - Tracheostomy Care
140 P1AK_TRANSFUSION 38ah(P1ak)Special Care - Transfusions
141 P1AL_VENTILATOR 38ai(P1al)Special Care - Ventilator or Respirator
142 P1BAA_SPCH_THR_DAY 38baA(P1baA)Speech Language Pathology & Audiology - Days
143 P1BAB_SPCH_THR_MIN 38baB(P1baB)Speech Language Pathology & Audiology - Minutes
144 P1BBA_OCC_THPY_DAY 38bbA(P1bbA)Occupational Therapy Days
145 P1BBB_OCC_THPY_MIN 38bbB(P1bbB)Occupational Therapy Minutes
146 P1BCA_PHY_THPY_DAY 38bcA(P1bcA)Physical Therapy Days
147 P1BCB_PHY_THPY_MIN 38bcB(P1bcB)Physical Therapy Minutes
148 P1BDA_RES_THPY_DAY 38bdA(P1bdA)Respiratory Therapy Days
149 P1BDB_RES_THPY_MIN 38bdB(P1bdB)Respiratory Therapy Minutes
150 P3A_NR_MOTION_PASS 39a(P3a)Nursing Rehab: Range of Motion (Passive)
151 P3B_NR_MOTION_ACTV 39b(P3b)Nursing Rehab: Range of Motion (Active)
152 P3C_NR_SPLINT 39c(P3c)Nursing Rehab: Splint/Brace Assistance
153 P3D_NR_BED_MOBILE 39d(P3d)Nursing Rehab: Bed Mobility
154 P3E_NR_TRANSFER 39e(P3e)Nursing Rehab: Transfer
155 P3F_NR_WALKING 39f(P3f)Nursing Rehab: Walking
156 P3G_NR_DRESS_GROOM 39g(P3g)Nursing Rehab: Dressing or Grooming
157 P3H_NR_EATING 39h(P3h)Nursing Rehab: Eating or Swallowing
158 P3I_NR_AMPUTA_CARE 39i(P3i)Nursing Rehab: Amputation/Prosthesis Care
159 P3J_NR_COMMUNICAT 39j(P3j)Nursing Rehab: Communication
160 P7_PHYS_VISIT 40(P7)Physician Visits
161 P8_PHYS_ORDERS 41(P8)Physician Orders
162 T1B_ORDER_THPY 42a(T1b)Ordered Therapies
163 T1C_THPY_DAYS 42b(T1c)Ordered Therapies - Days
164 T1D_THPY_MIN 42c(T1d)Ordered Therapies - Minutes
165 T3MCARE_CALC_RUG 43-Medicare (T3)Case Mix Group - Medicare
166 T3STATE_CALC_RUG 43-State(T3)Case Mix Group - State
167 HIPPS_CD 44HIPPS Code
168 R2B_COMPLETE_DT 45b(R2b)Signature Completion Date