End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Indicator

SAS Name

This field specifies whether a beneficiary is entitled to Medicare benefits due to end stage renal disease (ESRD).


This variable is sourced directly from Medicare eligibility data, and recoded into a binary classification.

Source: CMS Common Medicare Environment (CME)


Code Code value
Y The beneficiary has ESRD coverage
0 The beneficiary does not have ESRD coverage