Medicare Program: Availability of Medicare Data for Performance Measurement

Docket ID: CMS-2011-0122
Agency: Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Under the Affordable Care Act of 2010, this rule authorizes the release and use of standardized extracts of Medicare claims data to measure the performance of providers and suppliers in ways that protect patient privacy and in accordance with other requirements.
RIN: 0938-AQ17
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: None
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2011
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: PL 111-148, sec 10332
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM06/08/201176 FR 33566
NPRM Comment Period End08/08/2011
Final Action12/07/201176 FR 76542
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 08, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/08/2011
ID: CMS-2011-0122-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 12/07/2011
ID: CMS-2011-0122-0100

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Colleen Bruce
Health Insurance Specialist
7500 Security Boulevard Mail Stop, C5-19-16
Baltimore, MD 21244
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