Skip Navigation Archive: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Archive: Agency for Healthcare Research Quality
Archive print banner
AHRQ Performance Plans for FY 2002 and 2003 and Performance Report for FY 2001

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to for current information.

GPRA Goal 6—Fiscal Year 2002 Indicators

Objective 6.1:
Release and disseminate MEPS data and information products in timely manner for use by researchers, policy makers, purchasers, and plans.

Fiscal Year 2002 Indicators:

  • Develop a method to facilitate users' custom cross tabulations of MEPS data.
  • Conduct six MEPS data user workshops.
  • Expand MEPS list-server participation by 20 percent.
  • Produce four descriptive data products (i.e., findings, chartbooks, highlights, or table compendia).
  • Develop Frequently Asked Questions Section for MEPS web site.

Objective 6.2:
Facilitate use of MEPS data and associated products as tools by extramural researchers, policy makers, purchasers, and plans.

Fiscal Year 2002 Indicators:

  • Determine the feasibility of existing mechanisms to provide off-site access to confidential MEPS data.
  • Expand data center capacity by 10 percent over Fiscal Year 2001 level.

Return to Document


The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.


AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care