Online Program

MEPS-HC querynet tool demonstration

Sunday, November 3, 2013 : 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Jeffrey A. Rhoades, PhD, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
This session will focus on the interactive tools available on the MEPS website. First the MEPSnet Query Tool will be introduced. The demonstration will illustrate the selection of the appropriate data source (year), variables, record selection (population) and then apply the desired descriptive statistics tools to produce nationally or regionally representative estimates. The second part of the presentation will include going through the customizing process for the estimates tables available on the website. Open discussion for each step will be encouraged along with answering related questions.

Learning Areas:

Biostatistics, economics
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Identify the contents of the AHRQ web site as it relates to MEPS Demonstrate how to calculate expenditures for a given year and/or age using MEPSnet Query tool

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.