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Title:
   The Five Most Costly Conditions, 2000 and 2004: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 167
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   March 23, 2007
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents data from the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) regarding medical expenditures associated with the top five most costly conditions in 2000 and 2004. These top five conditions—heart disease, cancer, trauma-related disorders, mental disorders, and pulmonary conditions—were determined by totaling and ranking the expenses for the medical care delivered for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Priority Conditions -- Cancer, Priority Conditions -- Heart Conditions, Medical Conditions, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st167/stat167.pdf (109 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st167/stat167.shtml
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