This field specifies the monthly the concatenated state/county Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the beneficiary - in November.
The first 2 digits specify the state; the last 3 digits specify the county.
This variable is derived by taking the SSA state/county code on record for the beneficiary in the CMS enrollment database and linking it to the corresponding FIPS state/county code.
There are 12 monthly variables - where the 01 through 12 at the end of the variable name correspond with the month (e.g., 01 is January and 12 is December).
from the SSA code to the FIPS code)