This file will be released twice a year, to support the proposed and final rule publications for the HH Prospective Payment System. The file includes partitioning 60-day episodes into 30-day periods, as required by section 51001(a) of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.
CMS is pleased to announce the availability of Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data Research Identifiable Files (RIFs). These files are created from data submitted to CMS by Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) that provide services to beneficiaries under the Medicare Part C benefit.
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.