CMS is pleased to announce the availability of a new Part D data file, the Medication Therapy Management (MTM). This file fulfills requests made by researchers for data to enable study of the effects of MTM under Part D.

CMS is pleased to announce that all researchers will be allowed to request LDS data on a quarterly basis in addition to the annual files.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has created a set of standard analytical files that contain Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations.

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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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Interested in requesting CMS data? Visit our CMS Data Request Center where you will find resources for preparing and submitting your request.

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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.


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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