Provider of Services File

Metadata Updated: February 26, 2020

The POS file contains data on characteristics of hospitals and other types of healthcare facilities, including the name and address of the facility and the type of Medicare services the facility provides, among other information. The data are collected through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Regional Offices. The file contains an individual record for each Medicare-approved provider and is updated quarterly. The data is an invaluable resource to a variety of stakeholders, including researchers and application developers.

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 May 8, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2020

Metadata Source

Harvested from Healthdata.gov

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 8, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2020
Publisher Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Unique Identifier 239
Maintainer
Health Data Initiative
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 009:38
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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
Harvest Object Id 2070418b-1c94-4745-a539-1fe73c9c6614
Harvest Source Id 15c538b5-31a0-474e-8ba5-c85ee421cb4d
Harvest Source Title Healthdata.gov
Data First Published 2014-04-29
Homepage URL http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Downloadable-Public-Use-Files/Provider-of-Services/index.html
Data Last Modified 2018-09-06
Program Code 009:000
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash b466eecc12650660d5f01d2ee53d636d8072b737
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2006-01-01T05:00:00-05:00/2018-12-31T05:00:00-05:00
Category Medicare

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