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The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) is a set of large-scale surveys of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers across the United States. MEPS is the most complete source of data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage. Learn more about MEPS.

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MEPS Topics
bullet Access to Health Care bullet Health Insurance bullet Prescription Drugs
bullet Children's Health bullet Medical Conditions bullet Projected Data/Expenditures
bullet Children's Insurance Coverage bullet Medicare/Medicaid/SCHIP bullet Quality of Health Care
bullet Elderly Health Care bullet Men's Health bullet State and Metro Area Estimates
bullet Health Care Costs/Expenditures bullet Mental Health bullet The Uninsured
bullet Health Care Disparities bullet Obesity bullet Women's Health
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New Publications
Research Findings 44: Retail Drug Prices, Out-of-Pocket Costs, and Discounts and Markups Relative to List Prices: Trends and Differences by Drug Type and Insurance Status, 2011 to 2016 This Research Findings report examines outpatient prescription drug purchases by a nationally representative sample of the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population for the years 2011 to 2016. It examines trends in the percentages of outpatient prescriptions filled by specialty and patent status and examines measures of drug prices, discounts, and markups by drug type and insurance status. The estimates are drawn from analyses from Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS-HC) data files linked to the Wolters Kluwer Health Master Drug Database.

Statistical Brief 526: Health Care Use and Expenditures for Influenza, 2016-17 This Statistical Brief presents average annual estimates of the percentage of the population treated for influenza (overall and by age group) and associated expenses (overall and by service type as well as out-of-pocket) for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population based on pooled data from 2016 and 2017.

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