213652 MEPS Health Insurance Data

Saturday, November 6, 2010 : 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Jeffrey A. Rhoades, PhD , Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
Health insurance data collected in the MEPS Household Component and Insurance Component will be described. Information on the different types of health insurance estimates (point-in-time, ever, full-year, spells of un- insurance) will be described.

Learning Areas:
Biostatistics, economics
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
1) The participants will be able to list the analytical capabilities of MEPS as it relates to health insurance status. 2) Participants will be able to describe the different ways health insurance status can be estimated.

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.