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

(Updated 03/01/2024): The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced two changes to the current research data request and access policies. Specifically, CMS has announced changes to the current data dissemination policy for researchers and pricing changes for physical delivery of research files.

As part of the implementation of these policy changes, CMS has posted an informal Request for Information (RFI) seeking comments from stakeholders. The RFI will be open for comments until 05/15/2024.

Please visit the link below to read the full announcement about CMS’ policy changes and to access the RFI:…