Part D Plan Self Selection in Current or Previous Year Indicator

SAS Name

This variable indicates whether the plan choice was in the current or previous year. For beneficiaries where the variable CHOOSER = “Y”, this variable indicates whether the beneficiary made their Part D plan self-selection in the current year or the previous year.


Source: CMS Common Medicare Environment (CME) - derived

Code Code value
C Part D plan election in the reference year
P Part D plan election in the year prior to the reference year
Null/missing Beneficiary is not a chooser in the reference year