Influence of health care preferences on insurance enrollment and medical expenditure behaviors
Learning Areas:Biostatistics, economics
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Assess information and perspectives regarding the capacity of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) to permit analyses of the U.S. health care system including the impact of the Affordable Care Act on health insurance coverage expansions, health care costs, and health care quality. Identify the statistical and methodological strategies adopted in MEPS to improve the accuracy of resultant health insurance coverage and expenditure estimates. Analyze information and perspectives regarding the capacity of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) to permit analyses of the U.S. health care system including continuity in the population’s health insurance experience over time.
Keyword(s): Health Care Reform, Health Behavior
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I direct, conduct and support a wide range of studies related to the cost and financing of healthcare services. Studies include analyses of health care use and expenditures for personal health care services, the sources of payment for health care, the availability and cost of health insurance, and health outcomes. I also lead the Center's design and administration of surveys and development of large data sets to support healthcare policy and behavioral research and analyses.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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