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Individual Relationship Code

ME012, Maine

Versions: 2010-03-16• v1.1Compare Versions


Name:Individual Relationship Code
Data Element ID:ME012
Description:This field contains the member's relationship to the subscriber or the insured.
State:Maine
Data Type:CHAR
Length:2
Database Fieldname:REL
Warnings :This field is required if available from the payer. It is inconsistently populated. This field is not released. See ME909 for the encrypted member identification code that may be released.
Date Required :2003-01-31
Permissible Values: Individual Relationship Code uses the following permissible values:
Code / Value Meaning
01 Spouse
18 Self/Employee
19 Child
21 Unknown
34 Other Adult
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File Specification for Multiple versionsMedical Eligibility File Submission - v1.1

Data Element ID Data Element Description Type Format Length
Multiple versionsME001 Payer This field contains the MHDO submitter code for the payer submitting payments. The first character of the submitter code indicates the type of submitter. CHAR 6
Multiple versionsME002 National Plan ID CMS National Plan ID CHAR 30
Multiple versionsME003 Insurance Type/Product Code This field contains the insurance type or product code that indicates the type of insurance coverage the individual has. CHAR 2
Multiple versionsME004 Year The year during which the member is eligible for services. This field is generally used in conjunction with Month to determine a specific period of eligibility. NUMBER 4
Multiple versionsME005 Month Month indicates the month during which the member is eligible for services. This field is generally used in conjunction with Year to determine a specific period of eligibility. NUMBER 2
Multiple versionsME006 Insured Group or Policy Number The group or policy number is associated with the entity that has purchased the insurance. For self insured individuals this relates to the purchaser. For the majority of eligibility and claims data the group relates to the employer. CHAR 31
Multiple versionsME007 Coverage Level Code This field indicates the type of coverage or type of contract. CHAR 3
Multiple versionsME008 Encrypted Subscriber Social Security Number This field contains the encrypted social security number for the subscriber. If the social security number was not available from the payer this field will be null and the Contract field will be populated.This field has been encrypted using the same algorithm across all payers. If this field is populated, it forms the core of the unique member identification code(Memberid). CHAR 32
Multiple versionsME009 Plan Specific Contract Number This field contains the payer assigned contract number for the subscriber. If the Encrypted Social Security Number is null, this field forms the core of the unique member number (Memberid). CHAR 64
Multiple versionsME010 Member Suffix or Sequence Number This payer supplied code uniquely identifies the member within the context of the subscriber Encrypted Social Security Number or the Contract. CHAR 20
Multiple versionsME011 Member Identification Code This field is used to record the member's social security number when available. If the member is the subscriber, this field should contain the same value as the Encrypted Social Security Number. If the member is not the subscriber, this field will not equal the Encrypted Social Security Number. CHAR 64
Multiple versionsME012 Individual Relationship Code This field contains the member's relationship to the subscriber or the insured. CHAR 2
Multiple versionsME013 Member Gender This field contains the gender of the member. CHAR 1
Multiple versionsME014 Member Date of Birth This field contains the member's data of birth with a format of CCYYMMDD. This field is used to calculate age as of the first day of the membership month. DATE CCYYMMDD 8
Multiple versionsME015 Member City Name This field contains the member's city of residence and was not required reporting until 2004. CHAR 30
Multiple versionsME016 Member State or Province The Member State or Province contains the 2 character abbreviation code used by the US Postal Service and was not required reporting until 2004. Since this database has been built for Maine residents the code will generally be ME for Maine. CHAR 2
Multiple versionsME017 Member ZIP Code This field contains ZIP Code of the member. Payers are encouraged to provide a full 9 character zip code. CHAR 11
Multiple versionsME018 Medical Coverage The medical coverage flag indicates whether this member is covered for medical expenses or not. CHAR 1
Multiple versionsME019 Prescription Drug Coverage The prescription drug coverage flag indicates whether this member is covered for prescription drug expenses or not. CHAR 1
Multiple versionsME020 Dental Coverage The dental coverage flag indicates whether this member is covered for dental expenses or not. CHAR 1
Multiple versionsME021 Record Type This field indicates the type of record. CHAR 2
Multiple versionsME901 Member Age This field contains the age of the member in years as of the last day of the previous eligibility month. Children under the age of 1 have an age of zero. If no date of birth is available, this field is null. NUMBER 3
Multiple versionsME902 Record ID # This field contains a Data Processing Center assigned record number that is unique across all data types. This field is used for tracking purposes. NUMBER 12
Multiple versionsME903 MHDO Extract Date This is the date the record was extracted by the Data Processing Center for inclusion in the MHDO Data Warehouse. The format is CCYYMMDD. DATE CCYYMMDD 8
Multiple versionsME904 Unique The MEMBERID is a combination of fields which generally represent a unique individual. For those members with a value in the Encrypted Subscriber Social Security Number, the Memberid is comprised of Encrypted Subscriber Social Security Number + Year and Month of Birth + Gender + Individual Relationship Code. If the Encrypted Subscriber Social Security Number is blank, the Memberid is comprised of the Plan Specific Contract Number + Year and Month of Birth + Gender + Individual Relationship Code. CHAR 71
Multiple versionsME905 Medicare Coverage This field is used to flag all Medical Eligibility records associated with supplemental Medicare Coverage. This field is derived from the insurance type/product code field (ME003). CHAR 1
Multiple versionsME906 Submission ID # This field contains a unique submission number assigned by the Data Processing Center for tracking purposes. Each payer submission receives a submission number that is unique across all data types. NUMBER 12
Multiple versionsME907 Double Encrypted Social Security Number This field contains an encryption of the information originally submitted by the payer in field DC007 - the encrypted social security number for the subscriber. If the social security number was not available from the payer this field will be null and the CONTRACT field will be populated. This field has been encrypted using the same algorithm across all payers. If this field is populated, it forms the core of the unique member identification code(MHDO_MEMBERID). CHAR 64
Multiple versionsME908 Double Encrypted Contract Number This field contains an encryption of the information originally submitted by the payer in field DC008 - the payer assigned contract number for the subscriber. If the Encrypted Subscriber Social Security Number is null, this field forms the core of the unique member number (MHDO_MEMBERID). This field has been encrypted using the same algorithm across all payers. CHAR 128
Multiple versionsME909 Double Encrypted Member Identification Code This field is used to record the member's social security number when available. If the member is the subscriber, this field should contain the same value as the Double Encrypted Social Security Number. If the member is not the subscriber, this field will not equal the Double Encrypted Social Security Number. CHAR 128
Multiple versionsME910 Double Encrypted Member ID The Double Encrypted Member ID is a combination of fields which generally represent a unique individual. For those members with a value in the Encrypted Subscriber Social Security Number, the Double Encrypted MemberID is comprised of Double Encrypted Subscriber Social Security Number + Year and Month of birth + Gender + Individual Relationship Code. If the Double Encrypted Subscriber Social Security Number is blank, the Double Encrypted Memberid is comprised of the Encrypted Plan Specific Contract Number + Year and Month of birth + Gender + Individual Relationship Code. CHAR 135
Multiple versionsME911 Standardized Relationship Code This field contains the member's relationship to the Subscriber or the insured. INTEGER 2
Multiple versionsME912 Standardized Insurance Type/Product Code The insurance type or product code indicates the type of insurance coverage the individual has. CHAR 2
Multiple versionsME913 Duplicate Member Flag This field flags duplicate eligibility records that should not be released. INTEGER 1
Multiple versionsME914 Eligibility Year and Month This field combines YEAR (ME004) and MONTH (ME005) into a single field with a format of YYYYMM. NUMBER YYYYMM 6

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