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Title:
   Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population by Age and Insurance Coverage, 2014
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 495
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   October 17, 2016
Description:
   This Brief uses data from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS-HC) for 2014 to examine levels of out-of-pocket payments for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population with expenses for health care. Estimates are shown according to age, family income, and insurance coverage since levels of out-of-pocket expenses vary substantially according to these characteristics.
Author(s):
   Philippe Gwet, PhD, Jerrod Anderson, PhD, and Steven R. Machlin, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st495/stat495.pdf (195 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st495/stat495.shtml
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