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Workshops & Events

On this page: Workshops  -  Seminars  -  Conferences


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) conducts several workshops throughout the year. These workshops provide extended knowledge about MEPS data, practical information about usage of MEPS public use data files and an opportunity to construct analytic files with the assistance of AHRQ staff. The workshops are designed for health services researchers who have a background or interest in using national health surveys. For questions regarding MEPS Workshop, please contact Anita Soni at

Date Location Description
May 5-6, 2014
Rockville, MD


AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends regularly sponsors several academic-style economic research seminars throughout the year. All seminars are held at the AHRQ headquarters located at 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, and are open to all who are interested. No registration is required, but it is recommended that you e-mail Barbara Schone at to confirm that there have been no schedule changes. If you are interested in receiving a seminar schedule and reminders, please e-mail Barbara Schone at the above address.

Date Author(s) Description
May 5, 2014
Amy Davidoff, Ed Miller, and Eric Sarpong, CFACT
Prevalence and Determinants of Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in the Elderly: Estimates Using the 2012 Beers Criteria
CFACT Conference Room, 5th Floor
June 2, 2014
Phil Cooper, CFACT
Trends and Determinants of Self Insuring Employer Health Benefits 1997-2005
Rock Creek Conference Room
June 16, 2014
Jessica Vistnes, Tom Selden, and Ed Miller, CFACT
The Cadillac Tax: Targeting "Luxury" in a High-Cost World
Rock Creek Conference Room


Throughout the year, many conferences and workshops are held featuring papers presented by AHRQ personnel. Please contact the conference sponsors for more information about registration and accommodations.

Date Location Description
No conferences are currently scheduled.