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Code-a-Palooza Challenge - Data Supporting Decisions

Create interactive data visualization tools using newly-released CMS provider data that supports consumers making value-based decisions.

Department of Health and Human Services

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $35,000
Type of Challenge: Software and apps
Submission Start: 04/09/2014 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 04/25/2014 12:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

You can view the challenge details here: http://healthdatapalooza.org/get-involved/code-a-palooza-at-health-datapalooza-2014/

Description

New CMS Medicare Fee-for-Service Provider Utilization and Payment Data has great potential to further understanding of health care spending and physician practice patterns. Consumers can use the data to help make health choices that are the most appropriate for their specific, individual needs. This challenge seeks the creation of interactive data visualization tools that communicate complex data from multiple sources in ways that support consumer decision making for value based health care.