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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|
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:
- "NF" = No-Fault, Including Auto/Other
"WC" = Workers' Compensation
- If not applicable this field contains blanks.
- If this field was coded, Worker's Compensation/No Fault Amount (Data Element 56) must have also been entered.