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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
LALOWCHG
SAS Name
LINE_ALOWD_CHRG_AMT

The amount of allowed charges for the line item service on the noninstitutional claim.

This charge is used to compute pay to providers or reimbursement to beneficiaries. 

Comments

The amount includes both the line-item Medicare and beneficiary-paid amounts (i.e., deductible and coinsurance).