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Title:
   The Concentration in Health Expenditures over a Two Year Time Interval, Estimates for the U.S. Population, 2005-2006
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 244
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   April 29, 2009
Description:
   Using information from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) for 2005 and 2006, this report provides detailed estimates of the concentration in the level of health care expenditures over time. Studies that examine the concentration 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 and Frederick Rohde
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st244/stat244.pdf (102 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st244/stat244.shtml
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