The timeline for approval processes for CMS-DUA resDAC applications typically lasts at least 3 to 5 months between transmission and receipt of data. Project Collaborators Send a complete list of people (name and contact information) to the DAC Compliance Coordinator. Register all people who work with the data, write papers with the data and/or supervise someone who works with the data. 2. Have you ensured that your data request tells the minimum amount of data needed to achieve your research goals? List the data needed to complete the work volume set out in Section 1. 2.2. List the files and years of CMS data requested at that time and explain how they are used in the scan. List all the “primary” CMS data (DUA reference 14049) you request, as well as all derivative files (reference for the AEA under which they are currently authorized) with which you wish to work. The DAC is responsible for tracking and documenting all DEA certificates and IRB media issued for each project with data stored on DAC servers. The DAC Director and the DAC Compliance Coordinator are available to auditors during the presentation of the DUA procedure. 3.
You are asking for Aary Research Files (RIF). Why this study does not allow the use of LDS files (Restricted data). Describe why you can only use RIF data to complete the study. For more information, see ResDAC. Data Management Plan The DAC develops a data management plan and other documents necessary for the ACA submission. Please note that, in some cases, other data/variables may be required. For example, Part D (prescription pharmaceutical data) requires a specific variable justification. 2.1. Please describe how this cohort meets the minimum required data. Specify the approximate size of the expected cohort (- Benes) to ensure that you do not exceed a 20% sample of the carrier file. After the completion of the DUA application and supporting documents by the DAC and the Principal Investigator, the following process takes place: Summary: 1.
Overview of the studies. Please complete this section by explaining in detail the scope of your project`s work, which usually includes a language specific to the specific research objectives and objectives of the award. Please note that this should be the same amount of work that was submitted on the project review form. All changes to the workspace require up-to-date approval of the project review form. Employee Checklist If you work with another institution, please contact the DAC Director. Please follow these instructions when preparing the study`s RIF summary form. The instructions follow each section of the form. 5. If you intend to apply for the Master Beneficiary Summary File`s National Death Index Segment, please complete the NDI supplement. Please contact the DAC Director if you would like to work with the National Death Index. The DAC supports the submission of the following types of AEA requirements: 2.4.
Please list any non-identifiable or non-CMS files you would like to use for your analysis in conjunction with the above files. Please note that the DAC automatically lists other potential files you probably need for your study. Note: The DAC Director and the DAC Compliance Coordinator are available to support this process. Is it possible to obtain individual authorization from Medicare/Medicaid recipients for your research? Tell me. The DAC will finish this section for you. Spreading and communicating knowledge Please indicate to which magazines, presentations, forums, meetings, etc. You want to share your results. CMS requires certain names such as JAMA, NEJM, Academy Health etc.