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This variable is contained in the following files: Carrier (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
MTUS_CNT
SAS Name
CARR_LINE_MTUS_CNT

The count of the total units associated with services needing unit reporting such as transportation, miles, anesthesia time units, number of services, volume of oxygen or blood units.

This is a line item field on the carrier claim (non-DMERC) and is used for both allowed and denied services.

Comments

For anesthesia (MTUS Indicator = 2) this field should be reported in time unit intervals, i.e. 15 minute intervals or fraction thereof.

Source: NCH