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Accession Number PB2013-111647
Title Social Security Number (SSN) Verification Design Report.
Publication Date Aug 2010
Media Count 35p
Personal Author C. Camillo
Abstract The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides significant funding for comparative effectiveness research (CER) to improve health care for all Americans, including children and persons with disabilities. Because CER studies the effectiveness of the full range of treatments and interventions on specific types of patients, it necessitates linking data sources, including administrative and survey data. Medicaid is the largest safety net insurance program in the United States. In 2007, Medicaid covered over 61,000,000 persons. The Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) is an annual research file containing records summarizing each persons demographic, eligibility, and claims information for a calendar year. To support CER and expand the usefulness of MAX, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to link MAX to federal administrative records and surveys.
Keywords Administrative procedures
Data file
Disabled persons
Health care
Health insurance
Medicaid Analytic eXtract(MAX)
Medical services
Social security
Social security number(SSN)

Source Agency Health Care Financing Administration Policy Planning Researc
NTIS Subject Category 92C - Social Concerns
44C - Community & Population Characteristics
44T - Data & Information Systems
Corporate Author Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1326
Contract Number HHSM-500-2005-000251

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