The Territory & States Beneficiary Query (TBQ) is a data exchange between CMS and states or territories. States and territories query CMS for detailed Medicare beneficiary information on Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D eligibility and enrollment.
The Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) State Users Guide (SUG) includes the following information on TBQ files:
- Section 10, Territory & States Beneficiary Query Request File
- Section 11, Territory & States Beneficiary Query Response File
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For questions, please contact the MAPD Help Desk directly.