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Title:
   Out-of-Pocket Expenditures on Health Care and Insurance Premiums among the Elderly Population, 2003
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 122
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   March 22, 2006
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents estimates based on data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) on how many elderly individuals (age 65 and over) in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population lived in families with high levels of health-related spending in 2003, as well as estimates on the percentage of individuals with high family-level out-of-pocket spending, by health insurance status, family type, and poverty status.
Author(s):
   Jessica Banthin, PhD and Didem Bernard, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Health Insurance -- Coverage, Elderly Health Care, Medical Expenditures, Health Insurance -- Individually Purchased
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st122/stat122.pdf (93 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st122/stat122.shtml
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