IBM MarketScan Research Databases

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, through The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS), holds an annually renewable license for the IBM® MarketScan® Commercial Claims and Encounters and Medicare Supplemental Databases for the years 2000 through 2018.

Only faculty, staff, and graduate students on a faculty or staff-directed research project, that are affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are permitted to use these data through a data request process

Others interested in using MarketScan Data should contact IBM Watson Health® to obtain a license (IBM Watson Health contains a link back to our website for more info).