Purpose of this document:
Researchers interested to request the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS) linked to Medicare data are required to obtain approval from both the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and CMS. Researchers should obtain approval from NHATS staff at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. An email or a PDF approval from NHATS staff is acceptable.
Please see the NHATs website for more information.
CMS is no longer distributing this file. See MedRIC's website to request this data.
Additional Resource: Obtaining Restricted Data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study (NHATS)