Employer Group Waiver Plan (EGWP) Indicator

SAS Name

This variable indicates whether the plan benefit package is an employer group waiver plan (EGWP).

EGWP plan are not open to general enrollment but rather are offered to beneficiaries through an employer group.


The CCW constructs the Plan Characteristics File from information submitted by plan sponsors to CMS’s Health Plan Management System (HPMS).

Source: CMS (HPMS Files)

Code Code value
Y Yes
N No