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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health insurance portability standards.

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Basic Stand Alone Carrier Line Items PUF

Source: cms.gov

This release contains the Basic Stand Alone (BSA) Carrier Line Items Public Use Files (PUF) with information from Medicare Carrier claims. The CMS BSA Carrier Line Items PUF is a line item level file in which each record is a line item of a Carrier claim incurred by a 5 percent sample of Medicare beneficiaries. Some demographic and line item related variables are provided in this PUF as detailed below. However, as beneficiary identities are not provided, it is not possible to link claims that belong to the same beneficiary in the CMS BSA Carrier Line Items PUF. It is also not possible to link line items that belong to the same claim.

FieldValue
Publisher
Modified Date
2017-02-10
Release Date
2017-02-10
Homepage URL
Identifier
364
Temporal Coverage
Tuesday, January 1, 2008 - 00:00 to Friday, December 31, 2010 - 00:00
License
Data Dictionary
Contact Name
Health Data Initiative
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Bureau Code
009:38 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Program Code
009:000 - Department of Health and Human Services - (Primary Program Not Available)
Data Quality
True
Harvested from cms.gov
Harvest Source Titlecms.gov
Harvest Source URIhttps://dnav.cms.gov/api/healthdata
Last Harvest PerformedMon, 04/23/2018 - 02:31
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