Evaluation of Selected Aspects of the National Medicare Education Program: Final Design Report. 4.1.7 Potential Challenges and Solutions


Using this data source presents two major challenges. The first is determining whether questions of interest have been asked over time so that trends and longitudinal analyses of interest can be conducted. The second (and most likely greater) challenge is adding questions to the survey. Adding questions requires approval from the survey administrators who are concerned about overall survey burden, among other issues, and sufficient lead time for question development and testing. New questions may also require OMB approval.

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