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Health Care Information System (HCIS) Data File

The data was derived from the Health Care Information System (HCIS), which contains Medicare Part A (Inpatient, Skilled Nursing Facility, Home Health Agency (Part A & B) and Hospice) and Medicare Part B (Outpatient) based on the type and State of the institutional provider. Data in HCIS is summarized from the Standard Analytical Files.

The data set names correspond with the provider type. Brief descriptions of the provider types and the selected reporting elements are provided in the read-me file.

Data Format:  CSV and Microsoft Excel

Approximate Size:  5.22 MB zipped

Compatible Software Programs:  Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL/DB2/Oracle, SAS or other statistical software

Available: CY 2009 through 2011

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