Online Program

MEPS-HC conditions data

Sunday, November 3, 2013 : 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Anita Soni, PhD, MBA, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
The proposed session will provide information regarding the details of the medical conditions file. The session will focus on how the conditions data is collected and coded. MEPS questionnaire which collects information on chronic conditions will be detailed and discussed. Documentation and codebooks available for the public use files from the MEPS website will be demonstrated using Internet access. Participants will have the opportunity to have their specific research questions addressed through the use of live demonstration via the MEPS website.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Describe the data collection methodology of MEPS medical conditions data Discuss the coding methods used to code the conditions data.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have more than 16 years of experience in Project and data management. I have worked on the MEPS survey for over 7 years and have served on the faculty of numerous workshops, have made more than 40 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.