Standards, Practices, and Methods for the Use of Administrative Claims Data
Robst, John, Boothroyd, Roger, Stiles, Paul, Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research
Administrative data are attractive sources of information in research and evaluation studies for numerous reasons including relatively low cost, and the availability of longitudinal information and large subject pools. While many professional organizations set standards for members, there exists a patchwork of practices for researchers to follow when performing research. The purpose of this paper is to outline standards and practices for researchers, and to discuss common analysis issues related to the proper use of administrative data. The discussion focuses on data from the two largest United States government-funded health care programs, Medicare and Medicaid. This …
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Publication information: Article title: Standards, Practices, and Methods for the Use of Administrative Claims Data. Contributors: Robst, John - Author, Boothroyd, Roger - Author, Stiles, Paul - Author. Journal title: Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research. Volume: 10. Issue: 2 Publication date: May 1, 2009. Page number: 19+. © The DreamCatchers Group, LLC 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.