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Title:
   Utilization and Expenditures for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Product type:
   Research Findings 24
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   January 6, 2006
Description:
   Using data from the 2000 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), this report provides estimates of medical care utilization and expenditures for children with and without special health care needs. These estimates include health care use, expenditures, and burden of child's health care costs as a percentage of family income according to demographic and other personal or family characteristics of the child.
(Previously published as Working Paper #05010, February 2005.)
Author(s):
   Frances M. Chevarley, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Disability, Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Emergency Room Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Expenditures, Medical Providers Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Hospital Inpatient Stays/Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Conditions, Children's Health, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Health Care Disparities, Quality of Health Care, Health Status
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/rf24/rf24.pdf (1.5 MB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/rf24/rf24.shtml
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