Introduction to the CCW/VRDC for the CMS Innovator Research Program

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The Introduction to the Chronic Condition Data Warehouse (CCW) Virtual Research Data Center (VRDC) webinar for the CMS Innovator Research Program is provided to prospective Innovator Researchers to give a high-level overview of the CCW, its history, and what will be available once access is granted. An overview of the CCW’s evolution, the CCW Website contents, the remote connection process, and the VRDC desktop is provided. The format provided on this site are slides only.

NOTE: As of 4/26/18, the Medicare Encounter data (Part C) are available beginning with calendar year 2015.