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Accession Number PB2013-111587
Title Mini-MAX User's Guide.
Publication Date Feb 2012
Media Count 163p
Personal Author A. Dodd C. Irvin D. Baugh E. Bouchery J. Czajka J. Sykes R. Borck R. Malsberger S. Wang
Abstract The background on the Medicaid program included in Chapter II addresses eligibility groups, service coverage, waiver programs, service delivery and reimbursement methods, and other sources of state variation in Medicaid that researchers need to consider when using Medicaid data for research. In Chapter III, we describe the sources of Mini-MAX data and the processing stages through which the data pass before the Mini-MAX files are produced. This description is intended to provide background to help researchers better understand the data in the Mini-MAX files. In Chapter IV, we provide an overview of the variables included in the Mini-MAX files. We describe the sample design and weighting for Mini-MAX in Chapter V. This section will provide the background needed to use the sample file weights and calculate standard errors. Finally, in Chapter VI, we highlight important limitations of the Mini-MAX data and discuss issues to consider when designing and conducting a study with Mini-MAX.
Keywords Children
Communities
Comparison
Data
Disabled persons
Elderly persons
Expenses
Families
Federal government
Government policies
Implementation
Manual
Medicaid Analytic Extract(MAX)
Medicare
Policies
Recommendations
Socioeconomic characteristics
State government


 
Source Agency Health Care Financing Administration Policy Planning Researc
NTIS Subject Category 92C - Social Concerns
44Q - Health Related Costs
91F - Health Services
88B - Information Systems
Corporate Author Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1326
Contract Number HHSM-500-T0002

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