News updates from CMS

2020 Preliminary Medicare Encounter Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the release of the Preliminary 2020 Medicare Advantage (MA, also known as Part C) Encounter Research Identifiable Files (RIFs).

New Chronic Conditions File Added to the Master Beneficiary Summary File

CMS is pleased to announce the release of the new 30 CCW Chronic Conditions file. This file contains validated and updated versions of the current 27 CCW Chronic Conditions, plus three new ones: Urologic Cancer (Kidney, Renal Pelvis and Ureter), All Cause Pneumonia, and Parkinson's Disease and Secondary Parkinsonism. Refer to the new algorithms, record layout, and codebook for details.

PY4 of Next Generation ACO Model RIFs Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (NGACO) Model Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) for Performance Year 4.

2019 Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of updated 2019 Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data. These files were created from data submitted to CMS by Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) that provide services to beneficiaries under the Medicare Part C benefit.

Founding PI of ResDAC Passes at 79

ResDAC is sad to recognize the death of Dr. A. Marshall McBean, the founding PI of ResDAC in 1995.

2020 Preliminary Medicaid and CHIP Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of Preliminary Medicaid T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAFs) for calendar year 2020.

2019 Medicaid and CHIP Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of new Medicaid T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAFs) for service year 2019.

Updated 2017-2018 Medicaid and CHIP Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce that updated Medicaid T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAFs) for service years 2017 and 2018 are now available.

New Enrollee-level EDGE Data Now Available for Research

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of the Enrollee-Level External Data Gathering Environment (EDGE) Limited Data Set (LDS) for the 2019 benefit year to requesters who seek the data for research purposes.

Next Generation ACO Model Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of new Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (NGACO) Model Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) for Performance Years 1-3.

New Comprehensive ESRD Care (CEC) RIF Data Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of two new RIFs that contain data from the Comprehensive ESRD Care (CEC) Model. The first file, the CEC Beneficiary RIF, contains enrollment data for beneficiaries in the CEC Model. A second file, the CEC Provider RIF, contains identifying information about the providers participating in the CEC Model.

New Medicaid and CHIP Data Now Available

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.