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Provider of Services Files -- SAS, Stata, CSV

Provider of Services Data Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has information about Medicare approved providers.

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) labs were separated from the other providers into their own file beginning in 1997.

Provider of service data is collected from CMS Form 1539 plus Medicare/Medicaid applications for certification:

The naming covention changed to mnemonic names from PROVNNNN-type names in 2011. A crosswalk for select variables is available.

Form Enrollment Application
CMS855A Institutional Providers
CMS855B Clinics, Group Practices, and Certain Other Suppliers
CMS855I Physicians and Non-Physician Practitioners
CMS855O Eligible Ordering and Referring Physicians and Non-physician Practitioners
CMS855S Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Suppliers

The Provider of Service file includes provider ZIP Code. A ZIP Code distance database is also available.

The provider category code variable lists the categories of providers or suppliers from 1991-on that are included in the provider of service file.

Some Hospitals ( provider category = "01" ) have an "E" or "F" in position 6 of the provider number. The "E" indicates a Non-federal emergency hospital. The "F" indicates a Federal emergency hospital. See 2779E on page 13 of R29SOMA.pdf. These hospitals are non-participating hospitals where participting is defined in part of Title XVIII in 1866.

The Provider of Services file is a historic file, so only a recent file might be needed.

Updates and changes.




Year
Data
Data
Dictionary
SAS
Program
Other Record Layout Formats
Stata
SAS
CSV
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COBOL SAS
Other
CLIA
Other
CLIA
Other
CLIA
Other
CLIA
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CLIA
2015 dta2015 dta2015 sas2015 sas2015 csv2015 csv2015 desc2015 desc2015 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA
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OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2014 dta2014 dta2014 sas2014 sas2014 csv2014 csv2014 desc2014 desc2014 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2013 dta2013 dta2013 sas2013 sas2013 csv2013 csv2013 desc2013 desc2013 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2012 dta2012 dta2012 sas2012 sas2012 csv2012 csv2012 desc2012 desc2012 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2011 dta2011 dta2011 sas2011 sas2011 csv2011 csv2011 desc2011 desc2011 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2010 dta2010 dta2010 sas2010 sas2010 csv2010 csv2010 desc2010 desc2010 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2009 dta2009 dta2009 sas2009 sas2009 csv2009 csv2009 desc2009 desc2009 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2008 dta2008 dta2008 sas2008 sas2008 csv2008 csv2008 desc2008 desc2008 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2007 dta2007 dta2007 sas2007 sas2007 csv2007 csv2007 desc2007 desc2007 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2006 dta2006 dta2006 sas2006 sas2006 csv2006 csv2006 desc2006 desc2006 CSV  FLAT CSV  FLAT OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA OTH  CLIA
2005 dta2005 dta2005 sas2005 sas2005 csv2005 csv2005 desc2005 desc2005 source2005 source2005 lay2005 sas2005 cob2005 sas2005
2004 dta2004 dta2004 sas2004 sas2004 csv2004 csv2004 desc2004 desc2004 source2004 source2004 lay2004 sas2004 cob2004 sas2004
2003 dta2003 dta2003 sas2003 sas2003 csv2003 csv2003 desc2003 desc2003 source2003 source2003 lay2003 sas2003 cob2003 sas2003
2002 dta2002
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sas2002
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csv2003
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desc2003
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source2002
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lay2002 sas2002 cob2002 sas2002
2001 dta2001 dta2001 sas2001 sas2001 csv2001 csv2001 desc2001 desc2001 source2001 source2001 lay2001 sas2001 cob2001 sas2001
2000 dta2000 dta2000 sas2000 sas2000 csv2000 csv2000 desc2000 desc2000 source2000 source2000 lay2000 sas2000 cob2000 sas2000
1999 dta1999 dta1999 sas1999 sas1999 csv1999 csv1999 desc1999 desc1999 source1999 source1999 lay1999 sas1999 cob1999 sas1999
1998 dta1998 dta1998 sas1998 sas1998 csv1998 csv1998 desc1998 desc1998 source1998 source1998 lay1998 sas1998 cob1998 sas1998
1997 dta1997 dta1997 sas1997 sas1997 csv1997 csv1997 desc1997 desc1997 source1997 source1997 lay1997 sas1997 cob1997 sas1997
1996 dta1996
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sas1996
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csv1996
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desc1996
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source1996
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lay1996 sas1996 cob1996 sas1996
1995 dta1995 sas1995 csv1995 desc1995 source1995 lay1995 sas1995 cob1995 sas1995
1994 dta1994 sas1994 csv1994 desc1994 source1994 lay1994 sas1994 cob1994 sas1994
1993 dta1993 sas1993 csv1993 desc1993 source1993 lay1993 sas1993 cob1993 sas1993
1992 dta1992 sas1992 csv1992 desc1992 source1992 lay1992 sas1992 cob1992 sas1992
1991 dta1991 sas1991 csv1991 desc1991 source1991 lay1991 sas1991 cob1991 sas1991
1990 dta1990 sas1990 csv1990 desc1990 source1990 01/29/82 sas1990
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1989 dta1989 sas1989 csv1989 desc1989 source1989 sas1989
1988 dta1988 sas1988 csv1988 desc1988 source1988 sas1988
1987 dta1987 sas1987 csv1987 desc1987 source1987 sas1987
1986 dta1986 sas1986 csv1986 desc1986 source1986 sas1986
1985 dta1985 sas1985 csv1985 desc1985 source1985 sas1985
1984 dta1984 sas1984 csv1984 desc1984 source1984 sas1984

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