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  Publication Details

Title:
   Expenses and Characteristics of Physician Visits in Different Ambulatory Care Settings, 2008
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 318
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   March 25, 2011
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents descriptive estimates from the 2008 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) that illustrate variation in expenses and characteristics of physician visits across the three different MEPS ambulatory care setting categories: office-based (OB), hospital outpatient department (OP), and hospital emergency room (ER).
Author(s):
   Steven Machlin, MS and Sadeq Chowdhury, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Emergency Room Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st318/stat318.pdf (134 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st318/stat318.shtml
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