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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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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Medicare Geographic Variation - Public Use File

Source: cms.gov

The Medicare Geographic Variation Public Use File provides the ability to view demographic, utilization and quality indicators at the state level (including Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands), and at the Hospital Referral Region (HRR) level. This aggregated program data enables researchers and policymakers to evaluate geographic variation in the utilization and quality of health care services for the Medicare Fee for Service population.

FieldValue
Publisher
Bureau Code
009:38 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Modified Date
2017-04-19
Release Date
2017-04-19
Frequency
Annually
Homepage URL
Identifier
262
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
National
Temporal Coverage
Monday, January 1, 2007 - 05:00 to Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 05:00
License
Data Dictionary
Contact Name
Health Data Initiative
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
POD Theme
Medicare
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 PerformedWed, 06/27/2018 - 03:06