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    Summary

    In CFACT, the Division of Social and Economic Research conducts studies of the access to and costs of financing health care; assists in the development of agency data resources; and provides technical assistance to researchers and policymakers within the agency and throughout federal government.

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    Responsibilities

    The Staff Fellow will serve in the Division of Social and Economic Research, responsible for ensuring the analytic utility of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), a major component of CFACT's mission, and

    • Provide ongoing contributions to the MEPS data collection activities, particularly in the areas of health care use and expenditures, prescription drug use and expenditures, and the link among health behaviors, chronic conditions, health insurance, and health care costs and outcomes.
    • Serve as an authority in the formulation and execution of research in the areas of health care use and expenditures, prescription drug use and expenditures, and the linkages between health behaviors, chronic conditions, health insurance, and health care costs and outcomes.
    • Provide authoritative input into the design and development of primary data collection efforts and research related databases, especially in the areas of health care use and expenditures, prescription drug use and expenditures, and the linkages between health behaviors, chronic conditions, health insurance, and health care costs and outcomes.
    • Provide technical assistance and scientific advice to AHRQ's immediate Office of the Director, the Center Director, other offices and Centers within the Agency, the Department, federal government policy makers and those in private health service organizations.
    • Conduct research with the expectation of publishing primarily in peer-reviewed journals in the field of economics and health services research.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0110 Economist

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