The dataset includes the data for aged and disabled, Medicare Part B, beneficiaries reimbursement for physician fee schedule (PFS) by state and county of residence. The data included cover the years 2015 to 2019.
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The historical claims data is used to rebase the Medicare Advantage (MA) Fee-For-Service (FFS) capitation rate book for the years that follow. The historical claims data is rebased to reflect the most current wage and cost indices, repriced the claims to account for the changes made by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to payments to disproportionate share hospitals, and also repriced durable medical equipment claims to account for the change in prices associated with the competitive bid program. The adjusted or repriced datasets for aged and disabled reflect the annual impact of the repricing of FFS claims. The institutional claims – acute inpatient hospital, skilled nursing facility, hospital outpatient, home health agency, and physician – reflect the repricing of the original claims with the current geographic practice cost index (GPCI).
Adjustments have also been made to reflect the transition of disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments to uncompensated care payments (UCP). The effects of competitive bidding for durable medical equipment (DME) are reflected in the corresponding adjustment dataset. An additional adjustment to the 2012-2016 claims to account for shared savings payments and shared losses is made to Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), including ACOs from Pioneer program for 2012 and without the ACOs of Pioneer program for 2013-2016. The dataset contains information on ACOs combined data for aged and disabled beneficiaries reimbursement for part A and part B by state and county of residence.
Data cells with less than 11 beneficiaries have been suppressed for privacy.
About this Dataset
John Snow Labs; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services;
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Aged Beneficiaries Reimbursement, Disabled Beneficiaries Reimbursement, Physician Fee Schedule Reimbursement, Medicare Fee for Service Data, Part B Cost Contracts, Medicare Fee-for-Service Reimbursement, Medicare Advantage Fee-For-Service, ACO Part B Reimbursement, Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary, Aged Physician Fee Schedule, Disabled Physician Fee Schedule
Aged Disabled Beneficiaries Reimbursement For Physician Fee Schedule, Aged Disabled Beneficiaries Medicare Fee-For-Service Data By County, Repricing Of FFS Claims Aged Disabled Physician Fee Schedule By County
The 5 digits county Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code
The full name of the state
The name of the county
Repricing adjustments to the Part B 2015 reimbursement data for physician fee schedule; only combined data for aged and for disabled (starting 2015)
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Repricing adjustments to the Part B 2016 reimbursement data for physician fee schedule; only combined data for aged and for disabled (starting 2015)
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Repricing adjustments to the Part B 2017 reimbursement data for physician fee schedule; only combined data for aged and for disabled (starting 2015)
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Repricing adjustments to the Part B 2018 reimbursement data for physician fee schedule; only combined data for aged and for disabled (starting 2015)
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Repricing adjustments to the Part B 2019 reimbursement data for physician fee schedule; only combined data for aged and for disabled (starting 2015)