Data: Reporting Systems and Data Structures

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This video is one segment in a series of videos from ResDAC’s Introduction to the Use of the Medicaid and CHIP TAF (T-MSIS Analytic File) Data for Research.

Topics include:

  • Why and how are Medicaid claims submitted to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)?
  • Medicaid Statistical Information System (MSIS) to Transformed-MSIS (T-MSIS) transition
  • How are CMS Medicaid data released to researchers?
  • Processing the data into Chronic Conditions Warehouse (CCW) TAF RIF (T-MSIS Analytic File, Research Identifiable FIles)
  • Identifiers used to link beneficiaries across files
  • Enrollment and Utilization File Overviews
  • TAF DE (Demographics and Enrollment)
  • TAF IP (Inpatient)
  • TAF LT (Long Term Care)
  • TAF RX (Prescription drugs)
  • TAF OT (Other services)
  • TAF Provider and Plan File Overviews
  • TAF APL (Annual Managed Care Plan)
  • TAF APR (Annual Provider)
  • Basic principles of using administrative healthcare claims for research
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