Organization Type

SAS Name

This variable is the type of organization sponsoring the plan.


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
01 Local coordinated care plan (CCP)
02 Medical Savings Account (MSA)
04 Private fee-for-service (PFFS) plan
05 Demonstration
06 Section 1876 cost plan
08 Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
10 Stand-alone prescription drug plan (PDP)
11 Regional CCP
13 Employer/union-only direct contract PDP
16 Point-of-sale contract; used for LINET – Limited Income Newly Eligible Transition program