CMS is pleased to announce the release of two new annual files to the suite of research files based on state Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) submissions, called T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAFs). Today’s release includes the first version of the Annual Managed Care Plan (APL) and Annual Provider (APR) TAFs for calendar years 2014–2016.
2019 Preliminary Medicare Encounter Data Now Available
CMS is pleased to announce the release of the Preliminary 2019 Medicare Advantage (MA, also known as Part C) Encounter Research Identifiable Files (RIFs). Beginning with 2019 data, CMS will release a “Preliminary” version of the Medicare Advantage Encounter RIFs for each service year to give researchers earlier access to Encounter data in the research file format.