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Title:
   Expenses for Office-Based Physician Visits by Specialty and Insurance Type, 2016
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 517
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   October 9, 2018
Description:
   This Statistical Brief provides descriptive statistics for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population illustrating variation in both total payments (expenses) and out-of-pocket payments per office-based physician visit across selected specialty types in 2016. In addition, variation within specialty type by insurance coverage is also presented. Estimates are shown for the eight physician specialties with the highest number of visits in an office-based setting and a ninth catchall category that encompasses all other physician specialty types.
Author(s):
   Steven R. Machlin, MS and Emily M. Mitchell, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st517/stat517.pdf (810 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st517/stat517.shtml
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