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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health insurance portability standards.

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Medicare Drug, Health Plan, Medigap, and Compare Databases

This functionality is primarily used by health policy researchers and the media. The data provided in the tables come from the data that is displayed in the Tool and includes additional information about the ownership that is not displayed on the website.The date Modified in the zipped file indicates the date of the last refresh of the data. For information about Facilities and Vendors in a particular geographical area, you should use the Compare tool instead of downloading the data. The followings tools are represented, Dialysis Compare Tool, Helpful Contacts, Home Health Compare, Hospital Compare, Medicare Options Compare, Nursing Home Compare, Plans Quality Data, and Supplier Directory.

Source: dnav.cms.gov

Data and Resources

FieldValue
Publisher
Modified
2016-04-07
Release Date
2016-04-07
Frequency
Monthly
Homepage URL
Identifier
293
Temporal Coverage
Thu, 01/01/2015 - 05:00 to Thu, 12/31/2015 - 05:00
License
Contact Name
Health Data Initiative
Contact Email
Public Access Level
Public
Bureau Code
009:38 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Program Code
009:000 - Department of Health and Human Services - (Primary Program Not Available)
Data Quality
True
Harvested from dnav.cms.gov
Harvest Source Titlednav.cms.gov
Harvest Source URIhttps://dnav.cms.gov/api/healthdata
Last Harvest PerformedSun, 11/17/2019 - 02:38
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