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This variable is contained in the following files: Inpatient (Fee-for-Service), Skilled Nursing Facility (Fee-for-Service)
Short SAS Name
SAS Name

The count of the total number of coinsurance days involved with the beneficiary's stay in a facility.

During each benefit period (calendar year) the beneficiary is responsible for coinsurance for particular days of inpatient care (no coinsurance from day 1 through day 60, then for days 61 through 90 there is 25% coinsurance), SNF care (no coinsurance until day 21, then is 1/8 of inpatient hospital deductible amount through 100th day of SNF).

Different rules apply for lifetime reserve days, etc.


Source: NCH