Faculty: Barbara Franks, M.S., M.P.H., Director of Workshops, Outreach, and Research at ResDAC; Jim Reschovsky, Ph.D., Senior Fellow at the Center for Studying Health System Change; Jack Hoadley, Ph.D., Research Professor at Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute.

Format: On-demand, streaming presentation with voiceover

Duration: 90 min.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demystify the process of acquiring Medicare data
  • Discuss ResDAC's role in the process
  • Hear from two experiences researchers and learn best practices for working with different Medicare data sets

Presentation Slides

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Faculty Information:

Barbara Frank is the director of workshops, outreach, and research at ResDAC. She will provide resources, tips, and best practices drawn from her organization’s role as a CMS contractor assisting researchers in obtaining and working with Medicare data.









Jim Reschovsky is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Studying Health System Change. He will discuss his experience using Medicare Parts A and B files.
Jack Hoadley is a Research Professor at Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute. Much of his research has used Medicare data to answer questions about the Part D drug benefit.