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Data Element Name:   Surplus, Catastrophic, or Recurring Monthly Income Amount File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  58
Record Positions:  644 - 652 Format-Length:  N - 9
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:  January 1996
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The monthly payment required of Medicaid patients towards the cost of their hospitalization.

Codes and Values:
  1. Right justified and zero filled.

  2. The amount must have been entered in dollars and cents. This amount was defined with TWO implied decimal places and must have been entered as a positive amount.
Edit Applications:
  1. Must have been a valid entry.

  2. If this field was entered, Surplus, Catastrophic, or Recurring Monthly Income Code (Data Element 57) was also coded.