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The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) is a set of large-scale surveys of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers across the United States. MEPS is the most complete source of data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage. Learn more about MEPS.

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MEPS Topics
bullet Access to Health Care bullet Health Insurance bullet Prescription Drugs
bullet Children's Health bullet Medical Conditions bullet Projected Data/Expenditures
bullet Children's Insurance Coverage bullet Medicare/Medicaid/SCHIP bullet Quality of Health Care
bullet Elderly Health Care bullet Men's Health bullet State and Metro Area Estimates
bullet Health Care Costs/Expenditures bullet Mental Health bullet The Uninsured
bullet Health Care Disparities bullet Obesity bullet Women's Health
 
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What's New Highlights
New Tabular Data
MEPS Household Component Survey Tables of Health Insurance Coverage series for the first half of 2015 are available here.

New Data Files
The twentieth point in time data file has been added to the site; this public use data file is now available: MEPS 2015 P19R3/P20R1 Population Characteristics (HC-167).

New Publications
Of those civilian employees who worked for an employer that offered health insurance, approximately 35.1 million were enrolled in single coverage, 12.5 million were enrolled in employee-plus-one coverage, and 21.0 million were enrolled in family coverage. — From Statistical Brief 486: Premiums and Employee Contributions for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Private versus Public Sector, 2014

New Tabular Data
2014 Health Insurance tables from the MEPS Insurance Component are now available for civilian estimates and public-sector estimates.

New Data Files
An additional public use file has been added to the site and is now available: MEPS 2014 Jobs File (HC-166).

To access a list of all the latest items posted on our Web site, visit What's New.