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CMS Affordable Care Act (ACA) Federal Upper Limits (FUL) Pharmacy Pricing Data -- ACA FUL Data

CMS' began releasing CMS Affordable Care Act (ACA) Federal Upper Limits (FUL) Pharmacy Pricing Data beginning March 2016.

CMS offers a Methodology and Data Elements Guide and a more information on the FUL program can be found on their Federal Upper Limits page.

CMS updates the FULs monthly.

Each annual directory contains the following:

  • The source CSV file from CMS saved as rows[CCYYMM].csv
  • Enhanced versions of the source CSV file saved as SAS, Stata, and CSV ful[CCYYMM].[dta|sas7bdat|csv] files
  • 'desc' description subdirectories and files which contain summary statistics and tables

Year
2017
2016

Updates and changes.

To report problems or if you have comments or suggestions , e-mail Jean Roth at jroth@nber.org

Last Update Created by Jean Roth August 30, 2017
 
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