Skilled Nursing Facility Cost Reports -- HCRIS SNF
These SAS files, etc., were created by Jean Roth at the NBER to make access to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' CMS' Healthcare Cost Report Information System (HCRIS) Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) cost reports data files a bit easier. Some
CMS provides HCRIS source data files and documentation for the 2010 and 1996 version of the files. The Provider Reimbursement Manual versions 2540-10 and 2540-96 files have an instruction manual and worksheets.
CMS might consider the 2540-96 rollup files to be unreliable.
Select variables from the cost reports is avaialble in the files below. One of the variables included is ZIP Code. A ZIP Code distance database is available.
Complete Data Files in a Long Shape
Select Variables in a Flat Shape
CMS did not produce 2540-10 rollup files.
Send questions to Jean Roth.