News updates from CMS

CMS Announces Important Changes to Data Request and Access Policies for Researchers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced two changes to the current research data request and access policies.

Acute Hospital Care at Home (AHCAH) Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of a new set of Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) for the Acute Hospital Care at Home (AHCAH) waiver program.

ResDAC is now your one-stop shop for all CMS Research Data Use Agreement requests!

The Research Data Assistance Center (ResDAC) is expanding its services to become your comprehensive resource for all research data use agreement (DUA) needs.

CMMI Model Data Sharing (CMDS) Initiative Makes New Model Participation Data Available to Researchers

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) for three additional CMS Innovation Center models.

Updated 2021 Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of updated 2021 Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter data.

2021 and 2022 T-MSIS Medicaid and CHIP Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce that updated and preliminary Medicaid T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAFs) for service years 2021 and 2022, respectively, are now available.

Updates to CMS Enterprise Privacy Policy Engine (EPPE)

EPPE is getting a new look and feel! CMS has compiled your feedback and will be rolling out an improved user experience.

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 2021 benefit year to requesters who seek the data for research purposes.

2021 Preliminary Medicare Encounter Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the release of the Preliminary 2021 Medicare Advantage (MA, also known as Part C) Encounter Research Identifiable Files (RIFs).

Million Hearts® Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of a set of Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) from the CMS Innovation Center Million Hearts® Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model.

CMMI Model Data Sharing (CMDS) Initiative Makes New Model Participation Data Available to Researchers

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) for two additional CMS Innovation Center models.

Updated Research Request Forms and Data Security Approval Requirement effective 4/24/23