Provider of Services File

Metadata Updated: April 25, 2021

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.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2021

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2021
Publisher Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier 239
Data First Published 2014-04-29
Data Last Modified 2018-09-06
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 4e15b3396865428c462292a2011ab952d1b0104c
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 2006/2018

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