News updates from CMS

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 2017 and 2018 benefit years to requesters who seek the data for research purposes.

Updated 2014-2016 Medicaid and CHIP Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce that updated Medicaid T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAFs) for service years 2014, 2015, and 2016 are now available.

2018 Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of the 2018 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.

2017-2018 Medicaid and CHIP Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of the Medicaid T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAFs) for calendar years 2017-2018 (Release 1).

Medicaid Data Quality Atlas Tool for Researchers Now Available

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid has released a new public online tool called the “Data Quality (DQ) Atlas” allowing individuals to review the quality and usability of Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) Research Identifiable Files (RIF) and determine if the data can meet research needs.

Updated Medicaid and CHIP Data Available Later this Year

CMS is pleased to announce that updated Medicaid T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAFs) for service years 2014, 2015, and 2016 will be available in late 2020.

2017 Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of the 2017 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.

SPADEs File Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of Standardized Patient Assessment Data Elements (SPADEs) File. CMS developed these standardized data elements to meet the requirements of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014.

New Medicaid and CHIP Data Now Available

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of the Medicaid T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAFs) for calendar years 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data RIFs Final Version

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of the Final Version of the Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data RIFs for service year 2015. These files are created from data submitted to CMS by Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) that provide services to beneficiaries under the Medicare Part C benefit.

Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data RIFs

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

Medicare Risk Score RIF Data

CMS is pleased to announce the availability of Medicare Risk Score Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) for Payment Year 2014 (PY14). Risk scores are used to adjust payments to Medicare Advantage plans to account for differences in relative costs among plan enrollees.