Design strategies and innovations in the medical expenditure panel survey.

@article{Cohen2003DesignSA,
  title={Design strategies and innovations in the medical expenditure panel survey.},
  author={Steven B. Cohen},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 7 Suppl},
  pages={III5-III12}
}
BACKGROUND Recent efforts to provide an annual profile of the health care quality of the nation's health care delivery system and to identify health care disparities in the population's access to and use of health care services have served to stimulate design innovations and content enhancements to the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS). OBJECTIVES To present a summary of the analytical objectives, design, and core content of the MEPS, and to provide an overview of the new and innovative… CONTINUE READING