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HERC Health Economics Seminar

Data Sources for VA Care Costs and Providers


by Todd Wagner, PhD ; Jean Yoon, PhD
Seminar date: 1/20/2016

Description: This session will review several data sources that researchers and analysts may be interested in using in order to measure the costs of VA care and providers. We will discuss HERC person-level costs files, estimating non-VA costs, a wage index file to account for geographic variation in costs, and sources of data on health care providers including the VA PAID system. Target audience: researchers and analysts interested in using cost or provider data for VA patients.

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