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Title:
   The Persistence in the Level of Health Expenditures over Time: Estimates for the U.S. Population, 2002-2003
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 124
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   May 4, 2006
Description:
   Using information from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) for 2002 and 2003, this report provides detailed estimates of the persistence in the level of health care expenditures over time. Studies that examine the persistence of high levels of expenditures over time are essential to help discern the factors most likely to drive health care spending and the characteristics of the individuals who incur them.
Author(s):
   Steven B. Cohen, PhD and William Yu, MA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Health Status
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st124/stat124.pdf (118 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st124/stat124.shtml
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