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|New Medicare Data Available to Increase Transparency on Hospital and Physician Utilization|
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [CMS], U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [HHS]
June 1, 2015
"CMS is posting the third annual release of the Medicare hospital utilization and payment data (both inpatient and outpatient) and the second annual release of the physician and other supplier utilization and payment data.... The hospital data includes payment and utilization information for services that may be provided in connection with the 100 most common Medicare inpatient stays and 30 selected outpatient procedures at over 3,000 hospitals in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The top 100 inpatient stays represented in the hospital inpatient data are associated with approximately $62 billion in Medicare payments and over 7 million hospital discharges."
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