Updates to data initiatives increase transparency of the Medicare program
As entrepreneurs, investors, data scientists, researchers, policy experts, government employees, and others prepare to gather for the seventh annual Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C., the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) is releasing updated data to increase transparency in the Medicare program. Today CMS is posting the third annual release of the Physician and Other Supplier Utilization and Payment public use data. In addition, CMS is announcing the availability of more timely data for researchers.
“This week’s announcements underscore CMS’ ongoing commitment to releasing data and information to promote a vibrant health information economy,” said CMS Chief Data Officer Niall Brennan.