MedRIC (Medicare and Medcaid Research Information Center) is a data system that facilitates the linkage of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) data and data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). MedRIC contains information found in Medicare Claims data that can be linked with longitudinal data from the Health and Retirement Survey once the user has in place appropriate approvals. Information about applying for linked Health and Retirement Study and MedRIC's Medicare claims data can be found on the Health and Retirement Study website.
These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly (via MedRIC) for details on obtaining these resources.
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
These data are not available for distribution by ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining access to the data and documentation.