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MEPS HC-187: 2016 Full Year Medical Organizations Survey File
Release date: May 2018

Released as an ASCII file (with related SAS, SPSS, and STATA programming statements) and a SAS transport dataset, this public use dataset contains data on usual source of care provider characteristics for 9,137 sample persons whose providers were respondents to the 2016 MEPS MOS. This file includes the following variables: survey administration, organizational characteristics, case management and use of clinical quality data, and financial arrangements. These data can be linked to MEPS sample respondents in the 2016 Full Year Consolidated Data File to enable analyses at the person-level using characteristics of provider practices. This project was funded in part by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Documentation PDF (882 KB) / HTML
Codebook PDF (45 KB) / HTML*
SAS Programming Statements TXT (32 KB)
SPSS Programming Statements TXT (9.7 KB)
STATA Programming Statements TXT (13 KB)

Data File, ASCII format ZIP (173 KB) / EXE (709 KB)
Data File, SAS transport format ZIP (216 KB) / EXE (752 KB)

Questionnaires — see Survey Questionnaires
*The PDF version of the codebook is recommended for printing; the HTML version is database driven and lets you navigate quickly to details on each variable.
**Right-click on the data file link, then select Save Target As or Save Link As to download the file.

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