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Title:
   Concentration of Health Expenditures and Selected Characteristics of High Spenders, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2015
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 506
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 12, 2017
Description:
   This Statistical Brief uses MEPS-HC data to describe the overall concentration of health care expenses across the U.S. civilian non-institutionalized population. The distribution of spending is further described by age and among persons treated for selected health conditions (mostly chronic), which are two key policy relevant factors. All differences discussed in the text are statistically significant at the 0.05 level.
Author(s):
   Emily Mitchell, PhD and Steven Machlin, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Conditions
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st506/stat506.pdf (660 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st506/stat506.shtml
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