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Employees in Smaller Private-Sector Firms: Trends in Offers, Enrollment Rates, and Deductibles, by Firm Size, 2008-2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Health Insurance,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st452/stat452.pdf

Examines trend estimates by firm size on the percentage of employees offered health insurance, enrollment rates, and percentage with a deductible.  Period of coverage is prior to implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Expenditures for Mental Health Among Adults, Ages 18-64, 2009-2011: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Mental Health,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st454/stat454.pdf

Mental health spending for an annual average of 27.5 million adults with disorders totaled $48 billion annually in the 2009-2011 period.  Also provides statistics on what the money was spent on and the primary payer.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Costs for Hospital Stays in the United States, 2012

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb181-Hospital-Costs-United-States-2012.pdf

Covers the distribution of hospital inpatient costs in 2012 by expected primary payer and type of hospital stay, the growth in mean hospital costs between 2003 and 2012 by type of stay, patient age, and primary payer, and the components of cost growth.   From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Characteristics of Medicaid and Uninsured Hospitalizations, 2012

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb182-Medicaid-Uninsured-Hospitalizations-2012.pdf

Reports that Medicaid was the primary insurance payer for 20.9% of inpatient hospital stays in the U.S. in 2012.  Provides statistics on characteristics of hospital stays paid by Medicaid, by private insurance, and those that were uninsured. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Coresident Grandparents and Their Grandchildren: 2012

Categories: Children,Health Insurance,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2014/demo/p20-576.pdf

Explores the complexity of households in which grandparents and grandchildren live together including characteristics of the grandchildren and grandparents who live in the same household and historic changes in such arrangements.  From the Census Bureau

 

 

How Initiatives to Reduce Fraud in Federal Health Care Programs Affect the Budget

Categories: Children,Govt Finance,Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations,Medicare/Medicaid

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/49460-ProgramIntegrity.pdf

Describes how federal budget experts estimate the budgetary effects of legislative proposals to reduce fraud in Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Overview of Hospital Stays in the United States, 2012

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb180-Hospitalizations-United-States-2012.pdf

Covers characteristics of inpatient stays at U.S. community hospitals for three types of stays: medical, surgical, and maternal.  The characteristics include patient age, primary payer, and hospital region.  The average stay lasted 4.5 days and cost $10,400.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Trends in Employment-Based Health Insurance Coverage: Evidence from the National Compensation Survey

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2014/article/trends-in-employment-based-health-insurance-coverage-1.htm

Reports that 58% of those under age 65 in America were covered by employer-based health insurance while 23% had some form of public insurance and 18% had no insurance.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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