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Title:
   National Health Care Expenses in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2004
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 149
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 30, 2006
Description:
   Using data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS-HC) and Medical Provider Component (MEPS-MPC), this Statistical Brief presents estimates of health care expenses by type of service and distributions by payment sources for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population in 2004. Health care expenses represent payments to hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers for services reported by respondents in the MEPS-HC. These expenses are defined as direct payments by individuals, private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and other payment sources.
Author(s):
   Steven R. Machlin, MS and Kelly Carper, MEd
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Medical Expenditures, Medical Providers Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Home Health Care, Hospital Inpatient Stays/Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Emergency Room Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st149/stat149.pdf (116 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st149/stat149.shtml
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