Shared Savings Program ACO Research Identifiable Files

The Centers for Medicare (CM) has created a set of standard Shared Savings Program ACO Research Identifiable Files.

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Online Access to ResDAC Request Center

ResDAC clients can now access the ResDAC request center to check the status of current requests. Online access will also allow clients to view past requests (April 2012 and forward) and submit questions directly through the request interface.

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CMS New Pricing Now in Effect

As previously announced on April 7, 2014, CMS' new data file pricing is now in effect. Click banner for a price list of these research files and to learn about the new CMS cost estimate application tool.

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Research, Statistics, Data & Systems page on the CMS website contains a number of links to CMS statistical information. You will find links to reports, publications, downloadable public use files, and descriptions of data available.

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ResDAC is Hiring!

ResDAC is seeking a qualified individual for the open Technical Advisor position. Job responsibilities will include providing information about CMS programs, CMS data sets, individual data elements, and the mechanisms for accessing CMS data.

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Intro to Medicare: Registration Opens February 4

Introduction to the use of Medicare Data for Research will be held in Minneapolis, MN, April 20-22, 2015. Online registration will open on February 4, 2015 beginning at 10am CST.


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Getting Started

New to CMS data? Check out this guide to Getting Started. You'll find resources on:

  • CMS data strengths and limitations
  • choosing the right files
  • preparing a data request
  • data analysis tips