Accession Number : ADM000714

Title :   CHAMPUS Maximum Allowable Charge (CMAC) System Geographical Region: All Regions. Version 97.0 (Computer Diskette).

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE CIVILIAN HEALTH AND MEDICAL PROGRAM OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES A URORA CO

Report Date : 01 MAR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : File characteristics: Database and Software (28 files); Binary Character set. Physical Description; 14 computer diskettes; 3 1/2 in.; high density; 1.4MB. System requirements: PC compatible; DOS 3.1 or higher; Clipper/C. Requires color monitor, minimum storage size 1 locality and one and 1 state including packet and cross reference tables is 8 MEG. Each additional state/locality is approx. 500K. Read me file included. This runs on DOS systems with TSR's or on a LAN might not have enough memory. The CMAC system reflects pricing information used by CHAMPUS in the claims adjudication process to determine the maximum allowable charge for each procedure. The system contains pricing information for both CMAC and non-CMAC procedures for each of the 225 pricing localities.

Descriptors :   *MAGNETIC DISKS, *COSTS, *GEOGRAPHIC AREAS, *MEDICAL SERVICES, *COMPUTER FILES, HIGH DENSITY, PATIENTS, HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.

Subject Categories : Recording and Playback Devices
      Computer Programming and Software
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE