The goal of this request was to assess the length of observation time for members with chronic conditions in the Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD) defined using the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Chronic Conditions Data Warehouse (CCW) condition algorithms (1). Data from January 1, 2008 to June 30, 2018 from 17 Data Partners (DPs) contributing to the SDD were included in this report. This request was distributed to DPs on October 18, 2018.
(1) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). (n.d.). Chronic Conditions Data Warehouse. Retrieved from https://www.ccwdata.org/web/guest/condition-categories