Provider of Service File
The file contains an individual record for each Medicare-approved provider and is updated quarterly.
Data Years Available:
Mode of Collection:
All Medicare certified providers of service.
The Provider of Services (POS) Extract is created from the QIES (Quality Improvement Evaluation System) database. These data include provider number, name, and address and characterize the participating institutional providers. The data are collected through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Regional Offices.
Response Rates and Sample Size: