Medicare Data Finder and Crosswalk Files


This article provides a link and overview of the document on finder and crosswalk files written by the CMS data distributor, HealthAPT.

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Researchers needing information on finder and crosswalk files should consult the CCW article, “Submission of Medicare Data Finder FIles (Finder File Encryption Policy)." In addition to the information on the required encryption, the article includes:

  • finder file submission shipping address and requirements
  • identifier options for finder files and crosswalks
  • required formats for submitted finder files

Questions regarding finder and crosswalks files can be directed to ResDAC, or 1-888-973-7322.