Hospice (Fee-for-Service)

The Hospice file contains claims submitted by Medicare hospice providers. Records are included in the file regardless of whether the beneficiary is enrolled in fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare or Medicare Advantage (Medicare managed care.) 

This file is based on information from the CMS form 1450 (UB04).

What does this file include? (variable highlights)

  • the level of hospice care received (e.g., home health aide, skilled nursing care)
  • diagnosis (ICD diagnosis codes)
  • the dates of service
  • submitted charges
  • reimbursement amounts
  • hospice provider number

Availability of this file


CY 1999-2019
Q4 2020

Date Requests Can Be Accepted for Upcoming Releases:

CY 2020 available 11/2021
Q1 2021 available 08/2021

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