Public Use Files (PUF)/Non-Identifiable Data Requests

Overview

Public Use Files (PUF) or Non-Identifiable Data files contain aggregated summary level health information on Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. PUF requests do not require a DUA and do not go through a Privacy Board review. 

Data Available and Ordering Instructions

Review a list of all CMS Public Use Files available for request. Pricing information and ordering instructions can be found on the PUF/Non-Identifiable Data Files page of the CMS website. Data requests do not require ResDAC review and can be submitted directly to CMS by the researcher.