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Data Element Name:  Workers' Compensation/No Fault Indicator File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  55
Record Positions:  632 - 633 Format-Length:  A/N - 2
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:             
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The code which indicates whether the bill was covered by Workers' Compensation or No-Fault Insurance. Workers' Compensation is a form of liability insurance which provides health care coverage for employment-related causes and is the primary payer over all third-party payer sources. No-Fault is a form of vehicular insurance which provides health care coverage for vehicle-related accidents in New York State.

Codes and Values:
  1. "NF" = No-Fault, Including Auto/Other
    "WC" = Workers' Compensation

  2. If not applicable this field contains blanks.
Edit Applications:
  1. If this field was coded, Worker's Compensation/No Fault Amount (Data Element 56) must have also been entered.