RERELEASE

What is RERELEASE?

RERELEASE meaning When a requestor formally requests permission to rerelease CMS data that has been formatted into statistical or aggregated information by the recipient. CMS is responsible for reviewing the files/reports to ensure that they contain no data elements or combination of data elements that could allow for the deduction of the identity of the Medicare beneficiary or a physician and that the level of cell size aggregation meets the stated requirement.

 

reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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