NCH Near Line Record Identification Code (RIC)
A code defining the type of claim record being processed.
This variable is coded, and will contain one of the following values.
||Part B DMEPOS claim record (processed by DME Regional Carrier)|
||Part B physician/supplier claim record (processed by local carriers; can include DMEPOS services)|
||Both Part A and B institutional home health agency (HHA) claim records|
||Part A institutional claim record (inpatient [IP], skilled nursing facility [SNF], hospice [HOS], or home health agency [HHA])|
||Part B institutional claim record (outpatient [HOP], HHA)|
Some additional information on this variable: