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  Publication Details

Title:
   The Persistence in the Level of Health Expenditures over Time: Estimates for the U.S. Population, 2004-2005
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 191
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 30, 2007
Description:
   Using information from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) for 2004 and 2005, 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 Status, Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st191/stat191.pdf (184 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st191/stat191.shtml
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