Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures

On July 13, 2012, Steven Cohen, Ph.D. and David Meyers, M.D. made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council.

Slides

  1. Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures.
  2. Significance of the Issue.
  3. Most Recent Cost Statistics.
  4. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).
  5. Medical Provider Component.
  6. MEPS Insurance Component.
  7. Trends in medical care costs, coverage and use.
  8. Who Uses MEPS Data?
  9. USA Today Article Screenshot.
  10. Assess Trends in Concentration of Healthcare Dollars and Distributional Cost Estimates.
  11. Characteristics that Influence High Levels of Expenditures.
  12. Health Care Costs Concentrated in Sick Few—Sickest 10% Account for 65% of Expenses.
  13. Total expenditures for the 5 most costly conditions among the overall population and among the highest 5 percent based on their overall medical expenditures, 2009.
  14. Medical Expenditures for Individuals with Chronic Conditions, 2009.
  15. Persistence in the level of health care expenditures, U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population, 2008 to 2009.
  16. Factors for Cost Projection Models.
  17. Profiles for Improvement.
  18. HHS Vision & Strategic Framework on Multiple Chronic Conditions.
  19. A Home for AHRQ's Efforts Around Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC).
  20. Primary Prevention.
  21. Bending the Curve.
  22. Improving Care for People with MCC.
  23. AHRQ MCC Research Network.
  24. Early Results.
  25. Issues for Further Consideration.
  26. Questions for the Advisory Council.
Current as of November 2012
Internet Citation: Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/cohenmeyers/cohenmeyers.html