Recommendations for Monitoring Access to Care among Medicaid Beneficiaries at the State-level. Provider Reports from NAMCS-EMR

02/01/2013

Indicator: Percent of revenue from Medicaid

Description/Purpose: Mean percentage of patient care revenue that comes from Medicaid

Variable name: PRMAID

Data sources: 2011 NAMCS EMR Supplement MICRO DATA FILE

Universe: Physicians practicing in an ambulatory care setting

Question wording: At the reporting location, what percentage of your patient care revenue comes from the following … Medicaid?

Values/labels: -9 BLANK

0-100 Continuous

Potential recodes: 0%, 1-25%, 26-50%, 51-75%, 76%-100%; and 0%, 1-100%

Stratification: Physician Characteristics: State, race, ethnicity, age, sex, physician type (MD, DO), specialty group, employment

Practice Characteristics: Office setting, practice ownership, practice size, solo, MSA

 

Indicator: Accepting New Patients

Description/Purpose: Percentage of physicians currently accepting new patients into the practice

Variable name: ACEPTNEW

Data sources: 2011 NAMCS EMR Supplement MICRO DATA FILE

Universe: Physicians practicing in an ambulatory care setting

Question wording: At the reporting location, are you currently accepting new patients?

Values/labels: -9 BLANK

-8 DON'T KNOW

1 Yes

2 No

Potential recodes:

Stratification: Physician Characteristics: State, race, ethnicity, age, sex, physician type (MD, DO), specialty group, employment

Practice Characteristics: Office setting, practice ownership, practice size, solo, MSA

 

Indicator: Accepting New Medicaid Patients

Description/Purpose: Percentage of physicians currently accepting new patients with Medicaid into the practice

Variable name NMEDCAID

Data sources: 2011 NAMCS EMR Supplement MICRO DATA FILE

Universe: Ambulatory care physicians who are accepting new Medicaid patients into practice [ACETPNEW=1]

Question wording: From those "new" patients, which of the following types of payment do you accept? … Medicaid?

Values/labels: -9 BLANK

-8 DON'T KNOW

-7 NOT APPLICABLE

1 Yes

2 No

Potential recodes:

Stratification: Physician Characteristics: State, race, ethnicity, age, sex, physician type (MD, DO), specialty group, employment

Practice Characteristics: Office setting, practice ownership, practice size, solo, MSA

 

Indicator: Percent of Patients with Medicaid/CHIP

Description/Purpose: Mean percentage patients with Medicaid/CHIP

Variable name: PCTMCAID

Data sources: 2011 NAMCS EMR Supplement MICRO DATA FILE

Universe: All physicians in an ambulatory setting

Question wording: At the reporting location, what percent of your current patients have Medicaid/CHIP?

Values/labels: -9 BLANK

0-100 Continuous

Potential recodes: 0%, 1-50%, 51% or higher

Stratification: Physician Characteristics: State, race, ethnicity, age, sex, physician type (MD, DO), specialty group, employment

Practice Characteristics: Office setting, practice ownership, practice size, solo, MSA

 

Indicator: Access to Mid-level Providers

Description/Purpose: Percentage of physicians accepting new Medicaid patients in practices with mid-level providers

Variable name: MIDLEVP1

Data Sources: 2011 NAMCS EMR Supplement MICRO DATA FILE

Universe: Ambulatory care physicians who are accepting new Medicaid patients into practice [ACETPNEW=1]

Question wording: How many mid-level providers (i.e., nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurse midwives) are associated with the reporting location?

Values/labels: -9 BLANK

0-100 Continuous

Potential recodes: 0, 1-4, 5-9, 10+, and 0, 1+

Stratification: Physician Characteristics: State, race, ethnicity, age, sex, physician type (MD, DO), specialty group, employment

Practice Characteristics: Office setting, practice ownership, practice size, solo, MSA

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