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Title:
   Average Expense per Visit for Adults for Practices Identified as Usual Source of Care Providers during 2016, by Practice Characteristics—Results from the MEPS Medical Organizations Survey
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 520
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   February 12, 2019
Description:
   The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) supplemental Medical Organizations Survey (MOS) is designed to provide nationally representative estimates of the characteristics of patients' USCs and to support analyses of the association between practice characteristics and patients' experiences with care, including access to care, service use, quality of care, and expenditures. This is the first federal survey that has the capability of directly linking practice characteristics with patients' experiences. The MEPS MOS was funded in part by support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the data were collected for calendar years 2015 and 2016. Estimates presented in this Brief reflect average expense per visit for adults for practices identified as usual source of care providers during 2016, by practice characteristics.
Author(s):
   Marie Stagnitti, MPA, and Monica Wolford, MA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Health Care Costs/Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st520/stat520.pdf (1.3 MB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st520/stat520.shtml
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