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Title:
   Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses by Age and Insurance Coverage, 2003
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 126
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   May 22, 2006
Description:
   This Statistical Brief uses data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) for 2003 to examine levels of out-of-pocket payments for individuals in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population with expenses for health care. Estimates are shown according to age and insurance coverage, since levels of out-of-pocket expenses differ substantially according to these characteristics.
Author(s):
   Steven R. Machlin, MS, and Marc W. Zodet, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Health Insurance -- Coverage, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st126/stat126.pdf (114 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st126/stat126.shtml
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