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Title:
   Expenses for a Hospital Emergency Room Visit, 2003
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 111
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   January 10, 2006
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents estimates based on data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) on payments for hospital emergency room visits (excluding those resulting in a hospital admission) among persons in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population in 2003. Variations in expenses for emergency room visits are illustrated according to services that were reported to be provided as well as selected demographic characteristics of patients. In addition, average expenses are compared to those for visits to other ambulatory settings.
Author(s):
   Steven R. Machlin, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Providers Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Expenditures, Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Emergency Room Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st111/stat111.pdf (93 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st111/stat111.shtml
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