Reference Data

As part of my regular consulting work and research, I end up with a bunch of really good artifacts. If these are not part of a non-disclosure agreement, I make them available for public use. Some examples are the national average charge database, which contains charge data for over 10,000 procedure codes. Or the top 10 utilization study, which contains the top 10 procedures by specialty. You should check this area regularly as I update my data sets pretty frequently.
National Average Charge Database - 2017
This .zip file contains a Microsoft Excel workbook, with the national average charge amounts for over 10,000 procedure code/modifier combinations as submitted to CMS for 2016. It includes the average charge, standard deviation and the count. Calculations are based on over 2.6 billion claim lines submitted by nearly every doctor in every specialty in the US. Workbooks of procedure charge statistics by state, with 74 specialties, are available for sale - see Fee Schedule workbooks 
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Top 10 procedure codes by frequency for all specialties - 2017
This .zip file contains a Microsoft Excel workbook, with 74 specialty worksheets listing the top 10 procedures in each specialty as reported to CMS in 2016. Workbooks with all procedures ranked by frequency, charge and RVU as well as modifier utilization are available for sale - see Utilization workbooks
 
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Minutes per Work RVU - 2016
This ZIP file contains an Excel workbook that contains a statistically significant set of values that you can use to calculate the expected range of work RVUs by specialty.  This figures are based on the 2016 RUC Time file along with the most recent RBRVS and CMS claims database releases.
 
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National Average Charge Database - 2016
This .zip file contains a Microsoft Excel workbook, with the national average charge amounts for over 10,000 procedure code/modifier combinations as submitted to CMS for 2015. It includes the average charge, standard deviation and the count. Calculations are based on over 2.6 billion claim lines submitted by nearly every doctor in every specialty in the US. Workbooks of procedure charge statistics by state, with 74 specialties, are available for sale - see Fee Schedule workbooks 
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Top 10 procedure codes by frequency for all specialties - 2016
This .zip file contains a Microsoft Excel workbook, with 74 specialty worksheets listing the top 10 procedures in each specialty as reported to CMS in 2015. Workbooks with all procedures ranked by frequency, charge and RVU as well as modifier utilization are available for sale - see Utilization workbooks
 
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