Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Minimum Data Set and Master Beneficiary Summary File

Dataset Details

Data Summary

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides a number of data sets, including the Minimum Data Set (MDS) from a nursing home resident survey and the Master Beneficiary Summary File (MBSF) Base data covering beneficiary enrollment. Data are 2018 versions.

Access to these data requires the completion of a data use agreement. Contact Rachel Prusynski for more information.

Unit of Analysis

Patient/Medicare Beneficiary