Prescription Drug Profiles PUF

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

This release contains the Prescription Drug Profiles Public Use Files (PUFs) drawn from Medicare prescription drug claims for the year of the date on which the prescription was filled. The PUFs includes beneficiary demographics (e.g., gender, age), plan characteristics (e.g., plan type, drug benefit type, gap coverage), prescription drug characteristics (i.e., active ingredient, drug class), prescriber characteristics, and payment information (e.g., average patient pay amount).

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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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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

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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
Identifier 548
Data First Published 2017-02-10
Data Last Modified 2017-02-10
Category Medicare
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 009:38
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Homepage URL
Program Code 009:000
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 185c0e1cb356fa2228c0d3771ebccbbf6eb72005
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2008-01-01T05:00:00-05:00/2010-12-31T05:00:00-05:00

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