medicare: Tools for Obtaining and Cleaning Medicare Public Use Files

Publicly available data from Medicare frequently requires extensive initial effort to extract desired variables and merge them; this package formalizes the techniques I've found work best. More information on the Medicare program, as well as guidance for the publicly available data this package targets, can be found on CMS's website covering publicly available data. See <>.

Version: 0.2.1
Depends: R (≥ 2.10)
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, dplyr, ggplot2, maps, magrittr, testthat
Published: 2017-04-02
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.medicare
Author: Robert Gambrel [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Robert Gambrel <robert.gambrel at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: medicare results


Reference manual: medicare.pdf
Vignettes: Extracting Variables from Cost Reports
Parsing POS Layout Files for Descriptive Names


Package source: medicare_0.2.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): medicare_0.2.1.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): medicare_0.2.1.tgz, r-release (x86_64): medicare_0.2.1.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): medicare_0.2.1.tgz
Old sources: medicare archive


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