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This variable is contained in the following files:
Number of months of Part D eligibility (BENE_PTD_STUS_CD not null) in the Performance Year; values from 0-12. For ACOS with Preliminary Prospective Assignment with Retrospective Reconciliation, this value is based on the 12 months in the assignment window; values can range from 0 to 12. For Prospective Assignment ACOs, the maximum number of months for Q1 = 3; Q2 = 6; Q3 = 9; Q4 and Final = 12.
Populated in Q3 file or later if beneficiary is assigned in a later period.