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Data Element Name:   Surplus, Catastrophic, or Recurring Monthly Income Code File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  57
Record Positions:  643 - 643 Format-Length:  A/N - 1
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:  January 1996
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The code which indicates that a monthly payment was required of this Medicaid patient towards the cost of their hospitalization.

Codes and Values:
  1. "1" = Surplus
    "2" = Catastrophic.
    "3" = Recurring Monthly Income

  2. If not applicable this field contains blanks.
Edit Applications:
  1. If this field was coded, Surplus, Catastrophic, or Recurring Monthly Income Amount (Data Element 58) was also entered.

  2. Must have been a valid entry.