To acquire and use CMS data for Medicare-Medicaid care coordination or program integrity activities, State Medicaid Agencies must first complete a data request package, then submit it to CMS for approval.
Data request processes vary according to the type of data requested; however, the approval process for data requests generally consists of the following four steps.
*Not applicable to Coordination of Benefits Agreement (COBA) requests.
For detailed information on this process, visit the Request Process Details page. State Medicaid Agencies can find additional information on Medicare data options in the Requesting and Using Medicare Data for Medicare-Medicaid Care Coordination and Program Integrity: An Overview .