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

Line Foreign Address Indicator on the durable medical equipment (DME) claim line

Comments

This field is used to identify claims for expatriate beneficiaries (beneficiary whose permanent address is outside the U.S.) who purchased DMEPOS items that were furnished in the United States.

This field was new in July 2016.

Source: NCH

CodeCode value
EX
Expatriate Beneficiary