Beneficiary Newly Reassigned for January Plan

SAS Name

This variable indicates whether the plan reassignment occurred in January of the reference year.

This variable is populated only if the beneficiary was newly reassigned for their January plan, regardless if they opted out of the re-assignment. This flag resets yearly.


Source: CMS Common Medicare Environment (CME) - derived

Code Code value
Y Yes, beneficiary was reassigned to the Part D Plan at the beginning of the year
Null/missing Beneficiary was not reassigned in January of the reference year