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VIReC CMS Data Miniseries

Using Medicare Data in VA research: Part 1

by Kristin de Groot, MPH
Seminar date: 4/11/2023

Description: This session will provide an overview of Medicare data available to VA researchers and describe how these data can be used to identify Veterans' use of health services paid by Medicare. Examples of VA research that utilize Medicare data will be presented. The target audience is investigators and data users that have not used Medicare data.

• To describe the Medicare program and the source of Medicare data.
• To identify Medicare data that can be used to assess Veterans' health services use in Medicare.
• To discuss strengths and limitations of using Medicare data

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