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The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) is a set of large-scale surveys of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers across the United States. MEPS is the most complete source of data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage. Learn more about MEPS.

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MEPS Topics
bullet Access to Health Care bullet Health Insurance bullet Prescription Drugs
bullet Children's Health bullet Medical Conditions bullet Projected Data/Expenditures
bullet Children's Insurance Coverage bullet Medicare/Medicaid/SCHIP bullet Quality of Health Care
bullet Elderly Health Care bullet Men's Health bullet State and Metro Area Estimates
bullet Health Care Costs/Expenditures bullet Mental Health bullet The Uninsured
bullet Health Care Disparities bullet Obesity bullet Women's Health
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What's New Highlights
New Data Files
The MEPS HC-206A: 2018 Prescribed Medicines File provides detailed information on household-reported prescribed medicines for a nationally representative sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States and can be used to make estimates of prescribed medicine utilization and expenditures for calendar year 2018.

New Publications
Statistical Brief 531: Healthcare Expenditures for Heart Disease among Adults Age 18 and Older in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2017 presents estimates for healthcare expenditures for the treatment of heart disease by selected characteristics among adults based on the 2017 MEPS-HC.

New Publications
Statistical Brief 530: Trends in Health Insurance at Private Employers, 2008-2019 discusses the 2019 national survey estimates and also examines changes in the survey estimates over the years 2008-2019. In addition to statistics for all private-sector employers, it considers results for small, medium, and large employers.

To access a list of all the latest items posted on our Web site, visit What's New.