This release contains the Basic Stand Alone (BSA) Hospice Beneficiary Public Use Files (PUF) with information from Medicare hospice claims. The CMS BSA Hospice Beneficiary PUF is a beneficiary-level file in which each record is a beneficiary who had at least one hospice claim from a random 5 percent sample of Medicare beneficiaries. There are some demographic and claim-related variables provided in this PUF.
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