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.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Fiscal Intermediary maintains the Provider Specific File (PSF). The file contains information about the facts specific to the provider that affects computations for the Prospective Payment System.
The state profiles are intended to provide an understanding of the environment within which the featured agencies are functioning, including factors which may influence or help shape the implementation of particular practices.
OASIS C Based Home Health Agency Patient Outcome, Process and Potentially Avoidable Event Reports
The data was derived from the Health Care Information System (HCIS), which contains Medicare Part A (Inpatient, Skilled Nursing Facility, Home Health Agency (Part A and B) and Hospice) and Medicare Part B (Outpatient) based on the type and State o
The POS file contains data on characteristics of hospitals and other types of healthcare facilities, including the name and address of the facility and the type of Medicare services the facility provides, among other information.