Data Analysis

NOTICE: CY 2020 is an EDUCATIONAL AND OPERATIONS TESTING PERIOD for the AUC Program. There are no payment consequences associated with the AUC program during CY 2020. We encourage stakeholders to use this year to learn, test and prepare for the AUC program.

During the CY 2017 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) rulemaking cycle, the following data were made available to stakeholders to inform their review of priority clinical area proposals. The first list of priority clinical areas was established in the CY 2017 PFS final rule.

Medicare Claims Data Methodology and Background (PDF)

CMS engaged the MITRE Corporation (MITRE), which is a CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare (CAMH) Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) contractor, to begin developing efficient and effective processes for managing current and future health technology assessments. MITRE generated an independent report that presents a summary of findings from 2014 Medicare claims data and utilization of advanced imaging procedures.

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