The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is making Medicare Advantage data available to researchers, beginning with data on services provided to beneficiaries in calendar year 2015, the agency announced yesterday. CMS said it also plans to release data from Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program next year. “Data has the potential to help produce better, more targeted treatments for patients, improving their quality of life while at the same time reducing costs,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma. For more information or to request the 2015 encounter data, visit www.resdac.org.

Related News Articles

Headline
New Jersey hospitals contributed $23.6 billion and more than 150,000 jobs to the state economy in 2017, according to the latest report by the New Jersey…
Headline
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.14 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted 5,231,800 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday…
Headline
Medicare and Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $76.8 billion in 2017, according to the latest data from the AHA's Annual Survey of Hospitals.
Headline
The Centers for Medicare…
Headline
Hospital mergers result in even greater efficiencies and savings when the acquired hospitals are in close proximity.
Headline
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.24 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted 5,228,200 people.