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PFM
04/21/2014

Medicare Data Dump: What You Need to Know

What is the Medicare “Data Dump”?

The Medicare “Data Dump” refers to the recent release of previously inaccessible data on physician billing and payment in Medicare. On April 9, 2014 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the newly-public data set, formally known as the Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier Public Use File.[i]

By
PFM
04/08/2014

The Partnership for the Future of Medicare (PFM) recognizes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for mitigating some of the cuts to the Medicare Advantage (MA) program proposed in February; however, we remain concerned about another cut to the MA program following the -6 percent cut that was implemented in 2014. Despite CMS’ revisions in the Final Rate Announcement, the MA program will still face an estimated -3 percent cut in 2015, which does not reflect the strong bi-partisan call for CMS to keep payments flat in 2015.

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