This release contains the Basic Stand Alone (BSA) Outpatient Procedures Public Use Files (PUF) with information from Medicare outpatient claims. The CMS BSA Outpatient Procedures PUF is a procedure-level file in which each record is a procedure in an outpatient claim incurred by a 5 percent sample of Medicare beneficiaries. There are some demographic and claim-related variables provided in this PUF as detailed below. However, as claim or beneficiary identities are not provided, it is not possible to link procedures that belong to the same claim or beneficiary.
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