NCH Near Line Record Identification Code (RIC)

SAS Name

A code defining the type of claim record being processed.


Source: NCH

Code Code value
O Part B physician/supplier claim record (processed by local carriers; can include DMEPOS services)
V Part A institutional claim record (inpatient (IP), skilled nursing facility (SNF), christian science (CS), home health agency (HHA), or hospice)
W Part B institutional claim record (outpatient (OP), HHA)
U Both Part A and B institutional home health agency (HHA) claim records -- due to HHPPS and HHA A/B split. (effective 10/00)
M Part B DMEPOS claim record (processed by DME Regional Carrier) (effective 10/93)