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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
SAS Name

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. 


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