Name | Description | Type | Constraints |
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Current_Year | The year to which the risk score is calculated | date | - |

Following_Year | The coming year, to which the calculated values are provided | date | - |

County_FIPS_Code | The 5 digits county Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code | integer | - |

State_Abbreviation | Name of state for which risk score is calculated | string | - |

County | County Name for which risk score is calculated | string | - |

FFS_Rate_Current_Year | The Medicare fee for service (FFS) rate; rebasing of Fee-for-Service (FFS) Counties CMS is necessary to rebase FFS county rates at least every three years, and has done so each year since 2012; rebasing is designed to update the county base rates to ensure they reflect spending model across the country for Original Medicare | number | level : Ratio |

IME_Phase_Out_Dollar_Amount_Current_Year | Phase-out of the incremental payments for Indirect Medical Education (IME); IME Phase-out represents phase-out of the incremental payments for IME resulted from including incremental amounts in both the health plans’ premium payments from CMS and the payments made directly to such hospitals by CMS | number | - |

Pre_ACA_Rate_Excludes_Phased_Out_IME_Current_Year | Pre Affordable Care Act Rate Excluding Phased out Indirect Medical Education | number | level : Ratio |

Pre_ACA_Rate_Includes_Phased_Out_IME_Current_Year | Pre Affordable Care Act Rate Including Phased out Indirect Medical Education | number | level : Ratio |

Rate_Category_Current_Year | Specifies whether the Medicare rate category is minimum update or fee-for-service | string | - |

Minimum_Update_Rate_Following_Year | The Minimum Update Rate for the coming year is the current year Pre-ACA Rate including all IME x coming year Adjusted Growth Factor x Risk Score Model Adjustment Factor | number | level : Ratio |

Risk_Score_Model_Adjustment_Factors | Risk Score adjustment factor; a risk score which indicates how costly the enrollee is expected to be relative to the national average beneficiary; the purpose of the risk scores is to adjust MA payments so that they accurately reflect how much each MA enrollee would be expected to cost | number | level : Ratio |

Graduate_Medical_Education_Factor_Following_Year | Graduate medical education expense factor | number | level : Ratio |

DOD_Adjustment_Factor_Following_Year | Adjustment for the Department of Defense (DOD) eligible beneficiaries | number | level : Ratio |

Veterans_Affairs_Adjustment_Factor_Following_Year | Adjustment for veterans | number | level : Ratio |

DOD_Veterans_Combined_Adjstment_Factor_Following_Year | Combined adjustment the Department of Defense (DOD) eligible beneficiaries and veterans | number | level : Ratio |

Average_Geographic_Adjustment_Factor_Following_Year | Adjustment on geographic regions; the Average Geographic Adjustment (AGA) re-pricing adjusts individual county rates to reflect each county’s historical 5-year rolling average FFS cost relative to the FFS national average | number | level : Ratio |

FFS_Including_All_IME_Following_Year | Rebasing of FFS Counties CMS is necessary to rebase FFS county rates at least every three years, and has done so each year since 2012; FFS Rate including all IME = FFS United States Per Capita Costs (USPCC) x AGA x (1 - GME factor) x (DOD Adjustment Factor + VA Adjustment factor - 1) x Credibility Factor | number | level : Ratio |

Is_Credibility_Adjusted | Credibility adjusted or not | boolean | - |

Credibility_Factors | Credibility factor | number | level : Ratio |

IME_Factor_Following_Year | Indirect medical education factor | number | level : Ratio |

IME_Phase_Out_Factor_Following_Year | The IME phase out factor | number | level : Ratio |

IME_Phase_Out_Dollar_Amount_Following_Year | The IME Phase out amount | number | - |

FFS_Rate_Excluding_Phase_Out_IME_Following_Year | FFS rate excluding phase out IME | number | level : Ratio |

Pre_Affordable_Care_Act_Rate_Excludes_Phased_Out_IME_Following_Year | Pre affordable care act rate excluding phase out IME | number | level : Ratio |

Pre_Affordable_Care_Act_Rate_Category_Following_Year | Pre affordable care act rate category | string | - |

Transition_Years | Number of years | number | level : Ratio |

Quartile_Percent_Factor | Quartile factor in percent | number | level : Ratio |

Is_Urban_Floor_In_2004 | Urban floor or not | boolean | - |

MA_Penetration_Rate_Dec_2009 | Medicare advantage penetration | number | level : Ratio |

Is_MA_Penetration_Is_At_Least_25_Percent | Medicare advantage penetration is at least 25% | boolean | - |

FFS_Rate_Including_Graduate_Medical_Education_Following_Year | The FFS rate including GME | number | level : Ratio |

Is_FFS_Rate_Less_Than_FFS_US_Per_Capita_Cost_Following_Year | FFS rate is less than FFS US per capita cost | boolean | - |

Is_Qualifying_County | County character | boolean | - |

Is_All_Bonus_Rates_Capped | Bonus rates capped; Quality Bonus represents the impact of changes in bonus money associated with Star Quality ratings; for 2015, this also included the impact of the sunset of the Star demonstration program from CMS | boolean | - |

Is_Five_Percent_Bonus_Rate_Capped | Bonus rate capped 5% | boolean | - |

Is_Percent_Rate_Bonus_Capped | Bonus rate capped 3.5% | boolean | - |

Is_Zero_Percent_Bonus_Rate_Capped | Bonus rate 0% capped | boolean | - |

Five_Percent_Bonus_Rate_Following_Year | 5% bonus rate | number | level : Ratio |

Percent_Bonus_Rate_Following_Year | 3.5% bonus rate | number | level : Ratio |

Zero_Percent_Bonus_Rate_Following_Year | 0% bonus rate | number | level : Ratio |