Medicare Geographic Variation - Public Use File

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

The Medicare Geographic Variation Public Use File provides the ability to view demographic, utilization and quality indicators at the state level (including Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands), and at the Hospital Referral Region (HRR) level. This aggregated program data enables researchers and policymakers to evaluate geographic variation in the utilization and quality of health care services for the Medicare Fee for Service population.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Dates

Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Healthdata.gov

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Publisher Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Unique Identifier Unknown
Maintainer
Identifier 262
Data First Published 2020-03-06
Data Last Modified 2020-03-06
Category Medicare
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y
Bureau Code 009:38
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://healthdata.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Data Quality True
Data Dictionary http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Medicare-Geographic-Variation/Downloads/Geo_Var_PUF_Methods_Paper.pdf
Homepage URL http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Medicare-Geographic-Variation/GV_PUF
Program Code 009:000
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash f8c01b5854c6f94388efd9ea5d1ba6435c651d35
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2007-01-01T05:00:00-05:00/2018-12-31T05:00:00-05:00

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