213649 MEPS Overview

Saturday, November 6, 2010 : 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Jeffrey A. Rhoades, PhD , Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
The purpose of the overview is to provide important information on the basic structure of the MEPS survey. This overview will also provide information on different ways MEPS data can be used to answer health care research questions.

Learning Areas:
Biostatistics, economics
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
1) The participants will be able to discuss the basic structure included in the MEPS Survey. 2) They will also be able to identify the strengths of using MEPS data files.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked on the MEPS (and related surveys) survey for over 15 years and have served on the faculty of numerous workshops, have made over 25 MEPS related presentations at professional meetings and research organizations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.