Primary tabs

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...

Other Access

The information on this page (the dataset metadata) is also available in these formats.

JSON RDF

via the DKAN API

Prescription Drug Profiles PUF

This release contains the Prescription Drug Profiles Public Use Files (PUFs) drawn from Medicare prescription drug claims for the year of the date on which the prescription was filled. The PUFs includes beneficiary demographics (e.g., gender, age), plan characteristics (e.g., plan type, drug benefit type, gap coverage), prescription drug characteristics (i.e., active ingredient, drug class), prescriber characteristics, and payment information (e.g., average patient pay amount).

Data and Resources

Dataset Info

These fields are compatible with DCAT, an RDF vocabulary designed to facilitate interoperability between data catalogs published on the Web.
FieldValue
Publisher
Modified Date
2017-05-25
Bureau Code
009:38 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Release Date
2017-05-18
Program Code
009:000 - Department of Health and Human Services - (Primary Program Not Available)
Identifier
548
Temporal Coverage
Thursday, May 18, 2017 -
20:08 to 20:10
License
Contact Name
Health Data Initiative
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public

Project Open Data Fields

These fields are compatible with Project Open Data, an Open Data policy of the US Federal government.
Data Quality
TRUE