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Title:
   Total Expenses, Total Utilization, Distribution by Source of Payment and Average Total and Out-of-Pocket Payments for Outpatient Prescription Opioids in the U.S. Adult Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2015
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 505
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 28, 2017
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Household Component (HC) estimates of total expenses and total purchases for outpatient prescription opioids for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized adult population in 2015. The Brief examines total expenses and total purchases, as well as the distribution of expenditures by source of payment and average total and out-of-pocket payments for all opioids, as well as the top four opioid products ranked by total expenses in 2015, which are: Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Tramadol, and Codeine.
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Prescription Drugs, Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st505/stat505.pdf (612 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st505/stat505.shtml
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