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Title:
   The Concentration of Health Care Expenditures and Related Expenses for Costly Medical Conditions, 2012
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 455
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   October 22, 2014
Description:
   In 2012, health care expenses among the U.S. community population totaled $1.35 trillion. The top 5 most costly medical conditions in terms of health care expenditures were heart disease, trauma-related disorders, cancer, mental disorders, and COPD/asthma.
Author(s):
   Steven B. Cohen, PhD
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/st455/stat455.pdf (157 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st455/stat455.shtml
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