News updates from CMS

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

 

 

PY3, PY4 and PY5 of Comprehensive ESRD Care (CEC) Model RIFs Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of PY3, PY4 and PY5 of two Research Identifiable Files (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.

2021 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 2021.

2020 Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of updated 2020 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.

PY5 & PY6 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 Years 5 & 6 (2020-2021).

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 four additional CMS Innovation Center models.

2020 Medicaid and CHIP Data Now Available

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

CMS releases new forms to improve research data request process!

CMS is pleased to announce two modifications that aim to streamline and simplify the Research Identifiable File (RIF) data request process.

Updated National Death Index (NDI) Data Available in the VRDC

CMS is pleased to announce the release of updated NDI data available in the VRDC.