Pricing

Review fees for our data, enclave, and survey partnerships.

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Data Shipment Pricing [Researcher Fees]

We charge a service fee to process your first data shipment and on an annual basis thereafter for the life of your study.

MedRIC Data

$1,000

Annual Fee*

Paid To: MedRIC via check or electronic wire transfer

Our Services

  • Data Construction
  • Data Validation
  • Data Documentation
  • Distribution of CMS Data to Your Study
  • Data File Updates based on Updates to Your Survey and CMS Authorization

*Pricing may change in the future.

NOTE: The Research Data Assistance Center (ResDAC)/CMS may charge you a fee for Data Use Agreement (DUA) application assistance and processing. For information about their service fees, please contact ResDAC at resdac@umn.edu.

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Enclave Pricing [Researcher Fees]

Access Levels

The MedRIC Enclave has two access levels: (1) Statistical Programmer, which includes access to statistical software; and (2) Research Writer/Analyst, which does not include statistical software.

Each of these levels has its own Enclave resources and requirements.

Statistical Programmer

Research Writer/Analyst

$0

Annual Fee*

$0

Annual Fee*

Minimum No. of Accounts

1

Minimum No. of Accounts

0

Enclave Resources

  • MedRIC Data Documentation
  • MedRIC Data Files
  • MedRIC File Transfer Tool
  • MedRIC Sample Programs
  • MedRIC Sample Program Documentation
  • MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Notepad++
  • R, SAS, and Stata Software

Enclave Resources

  • MedRIC Data Documentation
  • MedRIC Data Files
  • MedRIC File Transfer Tool
  • MedRIC Sample Program Documentation
  • MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Ideal For

Study team members who need to code and run statistical programs.

Ideal For

Study team members who don't need to run statistical programs but do need statistical program outputs to do their work.

Statistical Programmer

$0

Annual Fee

Access Requirements

Participate in at least One User Experience (UX) Study per Year

Failure to participate in at least one study will result in a $5,000 penalty fee.

Minimum No. of Accounts

1

Enclave Resources

  • MedRIC Data Documentation
  • MedRIC Data Files
  • MedRIC File Transfer Tool
  • MedRIC Sample Programs*
  • MedRIC Sample Program Documentation
  • MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Notepad++*
  • R, SAS, and Stata Software*

*Bolded items are resources that a Statistical Programmer has access to but a Research Writer/Analyst dos not.

Ideal For

Study team members who need to code and run statistical programs.

Research Writer/Analyst

$0

Annual Fee

Access Requirements

Participate in at least One User Experience (UX) Study per Year

Failure to participate in at least one study will result in a $3,000 penalty fee.

Minimum No. of Accounts

0

Enclave Resources

  • MedRIC Data Documentation
  • MedRIC Data Files
  • MedRIC File Transfer Tool
  • MedRIC Sample Program Documentation
  • MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Ideal For

Study team members who don't need to run statistical programs but do need statistical program outputs to do their work.

*Pricing may change in the future.

UX Studies

We conduct UX studies of our Enclave to identify potential ways to improve our Enclave design and/or documentation for Enclave users.

For more information about our UX Studies, refer to the UX Studies page.

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Partnership Pricing [Survey Fees]

There are three Partnership-related fees: fees for partnering with our Center, for initially accessing our Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) data inventory, and for updating your CMS data authorizations when we add new data files and years.

MedRIC Partnership

$0

Annual Fee

We do not charge your survey any fees for our services, as the National Institute on Aging (NIA) covers our costs.

Our Services

  • Partnership webinars
  • Semi-populated CMS DUA request templates
  • Linkage of your survey data to CMS data
  • Raw and summary data files
  • CMS data documentation
  • Annual updates to CMS data types/ years
  • Secure tool for tracking your researchers' CMS data requests
  • Distribution of CMS data to your researchers

Initial CMS Data Access

$2,000

Annual Fee

Paid to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

CMS charges a $2,000 fee to review and process your CMS DUA request.

CMS & its Research Data Assistance Center (ResDAC) Services

  • CMS data webinars
  • Assistance with your CMS DUA request
  • CMS DUA

CMS Data Update

$2,000

Annual Fee

Paid to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

We add new data years and/or types to our CMS inventory annually. Each time your survey requests to add these data updates to your CMS DUA, your survey must pay a $2,000 fee to CMS.

CMS & ResDAC Services

  • Assistance updating your CMS DUA request
  • Updated CMS DUA

MedRIC Partnership

Initial CMS Data Access

CMS Data Update

$0

Annual Fee

$2,000

Annual Fee

$2,000

Annual Fee

We do not charge your survey any fees for our services, as the National Institute on Aging (NIA) covers our costs.

Paid To: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

CMS charges a $2,000 fee to review and process your CMS DUA request.

Paid To: CMS

We add new data years and/or types to our CMS inventory annually. Each time your survey requests to add these data updates to your CMS DUA, your survey must pay a $2,000 fee to CMS.

Our Services

  • Partnership Webinars
  • Semi-Populated CMS DUA Request Templates
  • Linkage of Your Survey Data to CMS Data
  • Raw and Summary Data Files
  • CMS Data Documentation
  • Annual Updates to CMS Data Types/Years
  • Secure Tool for Tracking Your External Researchers' CMS Data Requests
  • Distribution of CMS data to Your External Researchers

CMS & its Research Data Assistance Center (ResDAC) Services

  • CMS Data Webinars
  • Assistance with Your CMS DUA Request
  • CMS DUA

CMS & ResDAC Services

  • Assistance Updating Your CMS DUA Request
  • Updated CMS DUA