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This variable is contained in the following files: Carrier (Fee-for-Service), Durable Medical Equipment (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
HCTHGBTP
SAS Name
LINE_HCT_HGB_TYPE_CD

The type of test that was performed - hematocrit or hemoglobin.  

Comments

This variable became effective 9/1/2008 to comply with CR# 5699.

The laboratory value for the test is indicated in the hematocrit/hemoglobin test results field (variable called LINE_HCT_HGB_RSLT_NUM).

Source: NCH

CodeCode value
R1
Hemoglobin Test
R2
Hematocrit Test