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Title:
   Differentials in the Concentration in the Level of Health Expenditures across Population Subgroups in the U.S., 2010
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 421
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   August 23, 2013
Description:
   In 2010, health care expenses among the U.S. community population totaled $1.263 trillion. Medical care expenses, however, are highly concentrated among a relatively small proportion of individuals in the community population. Overall, the top 50 percent of the population ranked by their expenditures accounted for 97.2 percent of overall health care expenditures while the lower 50 percent accounted for only 2.8 percent of the total.
Author(s):
   Steven B. Cohen, PhD and Namrata Uberoi, MPH
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st421/stat421.pdf ()
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st421/stat421.shtml
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