Relationship of Patient to Sponsor
The patient is the service member.
The patient is the service member's spouse or former spouse.
FMP 31 through 39 indicates subsequent spouses.
The patient is the service member's child. FMP 01 denotes the
oldest child, FMP 02 denotes the next oldest, and so forth.
01 through 19
Adopted or other dependent children are assigned codes as they
The patient is the service member's mother.
The patient is the service member's father.
The patient is the service member's mother-in-law.
The patient is the service member's father-in-law.
The patient is related to the service member, but different from
60 through 97
the above categories.
The patient is a civilian brought into the MTF as an emergency.
(The patient's own social security number is used.)
The patient does not fit into any of the above categories.
Stillborns who are carded-for-record- only are given an FMP of
The SSN of the patient is unknown or the patient has no SSN.
The hospital assigns the patient a nine-digit number which is
used as though it were a SSN. The primary and secondary
groups are both "00" with the tertiary group containing in the
identifying number. The first such patient would be 00 00001 00
00 using the FMP/teriary/secondary/ primary format. The second
such patient would by assigned the number 00 00002 00 00, and
Table 3-1. Family member prefix codes.