Inpatient Rehab Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI) is collected on all Medicare patients who receive services from an inpatient rehabilitation unit or hospital. The data collected for IRF-PAI are used to measure quality of care.

What does this file include? (variable highlights)

  • Pre-hospitalization living situation
  • Co-morbid conditions
  • Communication status
  • Functional status

TAF Demographic and Eligibility File

The Medicaid and CHIP TAF (T-MSIS Analytic File) Demographic and Eligibility (DE) file contains one record for every individual eligible for and enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP for at least one day during the file calendar year.

What does this file include? (variable highlights)

  • Eligibility dates
  • Managed care enrollment
  • Waiver enrollment
  • Money Follows the Person program enrollment
  • Health Home information, including State Plan Option participants, chronic Home Health condition
  • Long-Term Services and Supports eligiblity
  • Conception-to-Birth Option eligibility
  • Disability information
  • Government Assistance program participation
  • Third Party Liability coverage

Special considerations

  • ResDAC provides resources on Medicaid TAF data quality.
  • A bridge file will be provided to assist researchers that are conducting longitudinal analysis involving 2020 TAF research files along with earlier service years. For additional information, please see the CCW T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAF) User Guide posted on CCW’s User Documentation page.