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Item Name Version State Type Organization
Benefit Plan Control Total File Submission June 20, 2013 - v3.1 Massachusetts File Specification Massachusetts Center for Health Information and Analysis (MCHIA)
Benefit Plan Control Total File Submission October 1, 2014 - v4.0 Massachusetts File Specification Massachusetts Center for Health Information and Analysis (MCHIA)
File Specification: Benefit Plan Control Total File Submission - June 20, 2013 - v3.1 (Massachusetts) Benefit Plan Control Total File Submission - October 1, 2014 - v4.0 (Massachusetts)
[Shared] Responsible Organization:
Massachusetts Center for Health Information and Analysis Massachusetts Center for Health Information and Analysis
[Shared] Definition:
Not Provided Not Provided
File Specification: Benefit Plan Control Total File Submission - June 20, 2013 - v3.1 (Massachusetts) Benefit Plan Control Total File Submission - October 1, 2014 - v4.0 (Massachusetts)
HD001
[Shared] Name: Type of File
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 2
Codes:
BP
BENEFIT PLAN
[Shared] Name: Type of File
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 2
Codes:
BP
BENEFIT PLAN
HD002
[Shared] Name: Submitter
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
[Shared] Name: Submitter
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
HD003
[Shared] Name: Period Beginning Date
[Shared] Type: Date Period -Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
[Shared] Name: Period Beginning Date
[Shared] Type: Date Period -Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
HD004
[Shared] Name: Period Ending Date
[Shared] Type: Date Period -Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
[Shared] Name: Period Ending Date
[Shared] Type: Date Period -Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
HD005
[Shared] Name: APCD Version Number
[Shared] Type: Decimal - Numeric
[Shared] Length: 3
Codes:
 
 
 
 
[Shared] Name: APCD Version Number
[Shared] Type: Decimal - Numeric
[Shared] Length: 3
Codes:
3.0
Version 3.0; required for reporting periods as of October 2013; No longer valid as of May 2015.
4.0
Version 4.0 required for reporting periods October 2013 onward as of May 2015
HD006
[Shared] Name: Comments
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 80
Codes:
3.0
Current version; required for reporting periods as of October 2013
[Shared] Name: Comments
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 80
Codes:
 
 
BP001
[Shared] Name: Benefit Plan Contract ID
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 30
[Shared] Name: Benefit Plan Contract ID
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 30
BP002
[Shared] Name: Benefit Plan Name
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 70
[Shared] Name: Benefit Plan Name
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 70
BP003
[Shared] Name: Actuarial Value
[Shared] Type: Decimal
[Shared] Length: 6
[Shared] Name: Actuarial Value
[Shared] Type: Decimal
[Shared] Length: 6
BP004
[Shared] Name: Claim Type Qualifier
[Shared] Type: Lookup Table - Integer
[Shared] Length: 1
Codes:
1
Medical Claim Reporting
2
Pharmacy Claim Reporting
[Shared] Name: Claim Type Qualifier
[Shared] Type: Lookup Table - Integer
[Shared] Length: 1
Codes:
1
Medical Claim Reporting
2
Pharmacy Claim Reporting
BP005
[Shared] Name: Monthly Claims Paid Number for the Benefit Plan
[Shared] Type: Quantity - Integer
[Shared] Length: 15
[Shared] Name: Monthly Claims Paid Number for the Benefit Plan
[Shared] Type: Quantity - Integer
[Shared] Length: 15
BP006
[Shared] Name: Monthly Net Dollars Paid for the Benefit Plan
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 15
[Shared] Name: Monthly Net Dollars Paid for the Benefit Plan
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 15
BP007
[Shared] Name: Total Monthly Eligible Members by Benefit Plan ID Period Date
[Shared] Type: Quantity - Integer
[Shared] Length: 15
[Shared] Name: Total Monthly Eligible Members by Benefit Plan ID Period Date
[Shared] Type: Quantity - Integer
[Shared] Length: 15
BP008
Data Element: BP008
not present in this file submission.
[Unshared] Name: Benefit Plan Start Date
[Unshared] Type: Full Date-Integer
[Unshared] Length: 8
BP009
Data Element: BP009
not present in this file submission.
[Unshared] Name: Benefit Plan End Date
[Unshared] Type: Full Date - Integer
[Unshared] Length: 8
TR001
[Shared] Name: Type of File
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 2
Codes:
BP
BENEFIT PLAN
[Shared] Name: Type of File
[Shared] Type: Text
[Shared] Length: 2
Codes:
BP
BENEFIT PLAN
TR002
[Shared] Name: Submitter
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
[Shared] Name: Submitter
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
TR003
[Shared] Name: Record Count
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 10
[Shared] Name: Record Count
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 10
TR004
[Shared] Name: Date Processed
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 8
[Shared] Name: Date Processed
[Shared] Type: Integer
[Shared] Length: 8
TR005
[Shared] Name: Period Beginning Date
[Shared] Type: Date Period -Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
[Shared] Name: Period Beginning Date
[Shared] Type: Date Period -Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
TR006
[Shared] Name: Period Ending Date
[Shared] Type: Date Period -Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
[Shared] Name: Period Ending Date
[Shared] Type: Date Period -Integer
[Shared] Length: 6
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