CMS is excited to announce a new secure way of accessing its
program data through virtual access to the CMS Virtual Research Data Center
(VRDC). The CMS VRDC is a virtual research environment that provides
timelier access to Medicare and Medicaid program data in a more efficient and
cost effective manner.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR)
Opportunity for Researchers Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research to Access FREE CMS Data CMS, in collaboration with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), is announcing an exciting new opportunity for researchers conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR). The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund Steering Committee is funding a limited number of PCOR related research projects to be conducted via the CMS Research Data Center (RDC).
Intro to Medicare Part D: Registration Opens February 12
Introduction to the use of Medicare Part D Data for Research will be held in Minneapolis, MN, May 6-7, 2013. Online registration will open on February 12, 2014 beginning at 10am CST.
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.
Getting Started with CMS Data
Our guide to Getting Started with CMS Data will provide you with the resources to help you understand if CMS data is right for your project.