Basic Stand Alone Medicare Outpatient Procedures PUF

Metadata Updated: June 9, 2018

This release contains the Basic Stand Alone (BSA) Outpatient Procedures Public Use Files (PUF) with information from Medicare outpatient claims. The CMS BSA Outpatient Procedures PUF is a procedure-level file in which each record is a procedure in an outpatient claim incurred by a 5 percent sample of Medicare beneficiaries. There are some demographic and claim-related variables provided in this PUF as detailed below. However, as claim or beneficiary identities are not provided, it is not possible to link procedures that belong to the same claim or beneficiary.

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Metadata Created Date January 23, 2016
Metadata Updated Date June 9, 2018

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 23, 2016
Metadata Updated Date June 9, 2018
Publisher Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Unique Identifier 366
Health Data Initiative
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 009:38
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Data Last Modified 2018-04-04
Program Code 009:000
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Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2008-01-01T00:00:00-05:00/2010-12-31T00:00:00-05:00

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