The MEPS Household Component fields questionnaires to individual household members to collect nationally representative data on demographic characteristics, health conditions, health status, use of medical care services, charges and payments, access to care, satisfaction with care, health insurance coverage, income, and employment.
Survey basics: Select from the following
for detailed information on the objectives, instruments, and procedures
for data collection in the Household Component:
data files (person, job, event, or condition level): Public
use data files, documentation, and codebooks.
Projected expenditures: Projected expenditure data files (NHEA-Aligned MEPS) and tabular results, based on the final population projections from the Census Bureau for years 2002-2016. Note, this data release replaces the old 1996-2008 projections and the interim data are no longer available.