Clinical Informatics Day2

Tzu L. Phang
November 5, 2015

Packages to install

library(data.table)
library(ggplot2)
library(maps)
library(mapproj)
library(plyr)

Dataset to download

  • Got to CMS.gov
  • Select the 2012 dataset
  • Grab the “Medicare Physician and Other Supplier PUF, CY2012, Tab Delimited format”
  • Unzip the folder and keep the file “Medicare_Provider_Util_Payment_PUF_CY2012.txt” (this is a huge file: 2.1 GB)
  • Also download this zip file