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Title:
   National Health Care Expenses in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2006
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 229
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   December 23, 2008
Description:
   In 2006, there was an estimated total of $1.03 trillion paid for hospital inpatient and outpatient care, emergency room services, office-based medical provider services, dental services, home health care, prescription medicines, and/or other medical services and equipment for about 299.3 million persons in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population.
Author(s):
   David Kashihara and Kelly Carper
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web only
MEPS Topics:
   Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Emergency Room Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Home Health Care, Hospital Inpatient Stays/Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Expenditures, Medical Providers Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st229/stat229.pdf (150 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st229/stat229.shtml
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