Provider: Health and Retirement Study

Data Use: Cannot merge new files w/o amendment

Language from Contract:
8. a-c. No attempt will be made to link Restricted Data with anyother dataset, except as specified in the approved Research Plan; specifically, there may be no linkages of:

a. any HRS Restricted Dataset with any other HRS Restricted Datasets; or

b. any HRS Restricted Dataset containing information derived from Social Security Administration records, with any dataset containing geographic information at a level of aggregation more detailed than Census Division, except with explicit written permission from the Social Security Administration.

c. any HRS Restricted Dataset with any other dataset without written approval from HRS.