Slide 5.

Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures

Medical Provider Component.

Slide 5. Medical Provider Component.

Targeted Sample:

  • All associated hospitals and associated physicians.
  • Sample of associated office-based physicians.
  • All associated home health agencies.
  • All associated pharmacies.

Data Collected:

  • Dates of visit.
  • Diagnosis and procedure codes.
  • Charges (except Rx) and payments.


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Page last reviewed November 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 5. : 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/cohenmeyerssl5.html