This file is pointed to by the SPONSOR (#355.8) and contains all sponsors who are not patients. This file contains the non-patient sponsor's name, date of birth, and social security number, all of which are retrieved from the PATIENT (#2) file for sponsors who are patients. Other pertinent sponsor information is stored in the SPONSOR (#355.8) file.
INPUT TRANSFORM: K:$L(X)>13!($L(X)<9) X I $D(X) S X=$TR(X,"-","")
OUTPUT TRANSFORM: S Y=$E(Y,1,3)_"-"_$E(Y,4,5)_"-"_$E(Y,6,9)
LAST EDITED: MAY 06, 1997
HELP-PROMPT: Answer must be 9-13 characters in length.
This field contains the sponsor's social security number. This field may be used to print on claim forms submitted to the Tricare fiscal intermediary.
NOTES: XXXX--CAN'T BE ALTERED EXCEPT BY PROGRAMMER
1)= S ^IBA(355.82,"C",$E($TR(X,"-",""),1,30),DA)=""
2)= K ^IBA(355.82,"C",$E($TR(X,"-",""),1,30),DA)
This regular cross-reference is used to perform a look-up on an existing sponsor person, based on the social security number. The dashes are stripped of the SSN in the event that they are stored in the file.