News & Events
Medicare Risk Score Files - (posted 07/30/18)
Medicare Risk Score Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) for Payment Year 2014 (PY14) are now available. See the Record Layout and User Guide for file details. Risk scores are used to adjust payments to Medicare Advantage plans to account for differences in relative costs among plan enrollees.
Medicare Web Tables updated with 2016 data - (posted 07/26/18)
CMS receives numerous requests for data which are used to develop aggregated statistics, charts and graphs. The CCW's Medicare Web Tables have been updated and are now available with data for years 2007 - 2016. Web Charts for the same years are coming soon!
Encounter Data - (posted 07/16/18)
Medicare Advantage (Part C) Encounter Data Research Identifiable Files (RIFs) for Year 2015 are now available. See the Record Layout and User Guide for file details. These preliminary 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 preliminary version was created in May 2017 and includes accepted encounters submitted through that date. The final versions will be created later in 2018 after the submission window closes.
Updated National Death Index (NDI) Data - (posted 04/27/18)
NDI Cause of Death Information from 1999-2016 for Medicare beneficiaries and 1999-2013 for Medicaid recipients is now available. See the Record Layout and Codebook for more details.
Introduction to CCW - Video - (posted 05/07/15)
View the new Chronic Conditions Data Warehouse informational video to learn how you can… Access… Analyze… and Aggregate… All the data you need… Like never before.
CMS Virtual Research Data Center - (posted 11/12/13)
The CMS Virtual Research Data Center (VRDC) is an alternative solution for accessing and analyzing CMS data for research purposes. To learn more about getting data for your research, view the CMS VRDC FAQs and visit the ResDAC website.