Prescription Drug Profiles PUF

Metadata Updated: July 14, 2017

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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Metadata Created Date January 23, 2016
Metadata Updated Date July 14, 2017

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 23, 2016
Metadata Updated Date July 14, 2017
Publisher Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Unique Identifier 548
Health Data Initiative
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 009:38
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
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Harvest Source Id 15c538b5-31a0-474e-8ba5-c85ee421cb4d
Harvest Source Title
Language en
Data Last Modified 2017-05-25
Program Code 009:000
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 98db1fa7076acdf02720ed54c009a6d5d16b15d9
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2017-05-18T20:08:00-04:00/2017-05-18T20:10:00-04:00

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