MEPS-MPC

AcronymDefinition
MEPS-MPCMedical Expenditure Panel Survey - Medical Provider Component
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The MEPS-MPC collects data from a sample of providers (physicians, hospitals, home health agencies, and pharmacies) who provided medical care to MEPS-HC respondents.
One factor is that, as mentioned in the previous paragraph, the MEPS-MPC uses provider data to verify respondent data for hospital, physician, and prescription drug spending, while the CE relies on respondent data only.
The CE-MEPS ratios may reflect the fact that the MEPS-MPC verifies respondent data for hospital, physician, and prescription drug spending, whereas the CE relies on respondent data only.