Tuesday, October 16, 2012
- The Medicare claims and enrollment files contain information needed for CMS to administer the Medicare program. However, researchers may need other information to successfully carry out research studies. This presentation will review other CMS data files and outside sources of data that can be linked with the Medicare files to supplement information in the claims and enrollment data. Types of data discussed include information about the provider, surveys, assessment data, and other information about the beneficiary.