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Title:
   National Health Care Expenses in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, Distributions by Type of Service and Source of Payment, 2012
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 456
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 5, 2014
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents estimates of distributions of health care spending by type of service and distributions by payment sources within age and insurance groups for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population in 2012. While 35.8 percent of total expenses was attributable to ambulatory care provided in office-based settings, hospital outpatient departments, and emergency rooms, the elderly had a lower proportion of total expenses for ambulatory care (29.8 percent) than the under age 65 population (38.5 percent).
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, MPA and Kelly Carper, MEd
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Access to Health Care, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st456/stat456.pdf (400 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st456/stat456.shtml
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