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NHANES-CMS Linked Data Tutorial

Contents of the NHANES and CMS Linked Data Files


This module provides more in-depth description of the contents of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) linked data files.

Task 1: Describe the CMS data content

The NHANES and CMS linked data files consist of enrollment and claims data. This task will help you understand the contents of each type of data file, and what information you can expect to find contained in each

Task 2: Years of NHANES-CMS linked data

NHANES 1999-2004 data have been linked to multiple years of CMS data. This task will help you understand which years of CMS data are available for analysis. The available years will vary depending on which claim or file types you wish to use.



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