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USCPRAPPTWLK
Make an appointment or walk-in to see usual medical provider

Description

For current RU members in rounds 2 and 4 with a usual source of care (USUALPL) whose provider does not work in hospital emergency room (TYPPLSICK), USCPRAPPTWLK reports whether persons usually make an appointment, just walk in, or sometimes make an appointment and sometimes just walk in to see their usual source of care provider. USCPRAPPTWLK is collected as part of the Access to Care supplement, which gathers information on usual source of care for all family members, characteristics of usual source of care health providers, and barriers family members have faced in obtaining needed health care.

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Comparability

In all years other than 1996, the question is asked of persons in rounds two and four of data collection. No persons participated in round four of data collection in 1996, given the MEPS panel design. Otherwise, there are no comparability issues.

Universe

  • 1996: Current RU members in round 2 with a usual source of care (USUALPL) whose provider does not work in hospital emergency room (TYPPLSICK), excluding members who are deceased or institutionalized.
  • 1999-2001: Current RU members in rounds 2 and 4 with a usual source of care (USUALPL) whose provider does not work in hospital emergency room (TYPPLSICK), excluding members who are deceased or institutionalized.

Availability

  • 1996, 1999-2001

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