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All-Payer Claims Databases

All-Payer Claims Databases (APCDs) are statewide databases containing claims data, including the prices paid, for all commercial insurance carriers within a state. They are designed to shed light on the disparate prices doctors and hospitals charge for the same procedures. The pricing and quality data have also been

HHS Health Care State by State Information

For HHS Health Care State by State Information

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) State by State Information page provides statewide data on Medicare and Medicaid. The site uses an interactive map that allows the user to select their state. The user can then view data on recent health insurance enrollments under the Affordable

ProPublica Prescriber Checkup

ProPublica Prescriber Checkup provides prescribing data from Medicare's prescription drug benefit, known as Part D. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions by 1.6 million doctors, nurses, and other providers. The database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at

CMS Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Inpatient

That data provided in this source include hospital-specific charges for the more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals that receive Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments for the top 100 most frequently billed discharges, paid under Medicare based on a rate per discharge using the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG) is the federal data navigator site for health data. The site is dedicated to making high value health data more accessible to entrepreneurs, researchers, and policy makers in the hopes of achieving better health outcomes. The site contains data from federal agencies such as CMS, the CDC,

Clinically Appropriate and Cost Effective Placement Final Report, October 2012

Download the report: Clinically Appropriate and Cost Effective Placement (CACEP) Final Report October, 2012 Link to the report page: Clinically Appropriate and Cost Effective Placement Report 10-12 In 2009, staff at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) informally recommended that the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (Alliance) acquire research-identifiable Medicare