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Provider of Services Files -- SAS Stata

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

The Provider of Services file is a historic file, so depending on the question, only the most recent file may be needed.

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:

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.

Updates and changes.




Year
Data
Data
Dictionary
SAS
Program
Other Record Layout Formats
Stata
SAS
Raw
COBOL SAS
Other
CLIA
Other
CLIA
Other
CLIA
1984 dta1984
--
sas1984
--
raw1984
--
01/29/82 sas1984
--
1985 dta1985 sas1985 raw1985 sas1985
1986 dta1986 sas1986 raw1986 sas1986
1987 dta1987 sas1987 raw1987 sas1987
1988 dta1988 sas1988 raw1988 sas1988
1989 dta1989 sas1989 raw1989 sas1989
1990 dta1990 sas1990 raw1990 sas1990
1991 dta1991 sas1991 raw1991 lay1991 sas1991 cob1991 sas1991
1992 dta1992 sas1992 raw1992 lay1992 sas1992 cob1992 sas1992
1993 dta1993 sas1993 raw1993 lay1993 sas1993 cob1993 sas1993
1994 dta1994 sas1994 raw1994 lay1994 sas1994 cob1994 sas1994
1995 dta1995 sas1995 raw1995 lay1995 sas1995 cob1995 sas1995
1996 dta1996 sas1996 raw1996 lay1996 sas1996 cob1996 sas1996
1997 dta1997 dta1997 sas1997 sas1997 raw1997 raw1997 lay1997 sas1997 cob1997 sas1997
1998 dta1998 dta1998 sas1998 sas1998 raw1998 raw1998 lay1998 sas1998 cob1998 sas1998
1999 dta1999 dta1999 sas1999 sas1999 raw1999 raw1999 lay1999 sas1999 cob1999 sas1999
2000 dta2000 dta2000 sas2000 sas2000 raw2000 raw2000 lay2000 sas2000 cob2000 sas2000
2001 dta2001 dta2001 sas2001 sas2001 raw2001 raw2001 lay2001 sas2001 cob2001 sas2001
2002 dta2002
--
sas2002
--
raw2002
--
lay2002 sas2002 cob2002 sas2002
2003 dta2003 dta2003 sas2003 sas2003 raw2003 raw2003 lay2003 sas2003 cob2003 sas2003
2004 dta2004 dta2004 sas2004 sas2004 raw2004 raw2004 lay2004 sas2004 cob2004 sas2004
2005 dta2005 dta2005 sas2005 sas2005 raw2005 raw2005 lay2005 sas2005 cob2005 sas2005
2006 dta2006 dta2006 sas2006 sas2006 raw2006 raw2006 lay2006 sas2006 cob2006 sas2006
2007 dta2007 dta2007 sas2007 sas2007 raw2007 raw2007 lay2007 sas2007 cob2007 sas2007
2008 dta2008 dta2008 sas2008 sas2008 raw2008 raw2008 lay2008 sas2008 cob2008 sas2008
2009 dta2009 dta2009 sas2009 sas2009 raw2009 raw2009 lay2009 sas2009 cob2009 sas2009
2010 dta2010 dta2010 sas2010 sas2010 raw2010 raw2010 lay2010 sas2010 cob2010 sas2010
2011 dta2011 dta2011 sas2011 sas2011 raw2011 raw2011 OTH CLIA OTH CLIA OTH CLIA OTH CLIA

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Last Update: March 28, 2014  
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