SAS Programming with Medicare Administrative Data


SAS Programming with Medicare Administrative Data is the most comprehensive resource available for using Medicare data with SAS. This book teaches you how to access Medicare data and, more importantly, how to apply this data to your research.

Knowing how to use Medicare data to answer common research and business questions is a critical skill for many SAS users. Due to its complexity, Medicare data requires specific programming knowledge in order to be applied accurately. Programmers need to understand the Medicare program in order to interpret and utilize its data.

With this book, you'll learn the entire process of programming with Medicare datafrom obtaining access to data to measuring cost, utilization, and quality to overcoming common challenges. Each chapter includes exercises that challenge you to apply concepts to real-world programming tasks.

SAS Programming with Medicare Administrative Data offers beginners a programming project template to follow from beginning to end. It also includes more complex questions and discussions that are appropriate for advanced users. Matthew Gillingham has created a book that is both a foundation for programmers new to Medicare data and a comprehensive reference for experienced programmers.

This book is part of the SAS Press program.

eBook Details:
Category: Computer Science
Author: Matthew Gillingham
Press: SAS Institute
Language: English
ISBN10: 1612903223
ISBN13: 9781612903224
Pages: 168
PubDate: 2014-05-01 00:00:00
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