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National Health Care Expenses in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, Distributions by Type of Service and Source of Payment, 2012

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

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st456/stat456.pdf

Reports that hospital inpatient charges accounted for about one-third of total U.S. health expenditures, while prescribed medicines accounted for one-fifth of total expenses.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

National Health Care Expenses Per Person in the U.S. … 2012

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

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st457/stat457.pdf

Presents estimates of the percentage of persons with a health care expense by type of service, and average and median expense per person and insurance status.  Costs averaged just over $5,000 per person of those who had expenses.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Access to Health Care of Adult Men and Women, Ages 18-64, 2012

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st461/stat461.pdf

Presents estimates of the percentage of adult men and women, ages 18-64, (28%) who report no usual source of health care in the U.S.  Annual estimates for 2012 are shown by type of service and health insurance coverage status.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Federal Funding for Health Insurance Exchanges

Categories: Govt Finance,Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43066.pdf

Discusses the federal financing behind the creation of health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act and the mandate that each exchange become financially self-sustaining by January 1, 2015.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Survey Data on Health Insurance Coverage for 2013 and 2014

Categories: Health Insurance,Laws/Regulations,Statistics

http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/reports/2014/InsuranceEstimates/ib_InsuranceEstimates.pdf

Reports that 10.3 million previously uninsured nonelderly adults gained health insurance coverage through June 2014 due to the Affordable Care Act and the uninsured rate dropped from 20% to 15%.  From the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the Department of Health and Human Services

 

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

 

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