Slide 7.

Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures
Trends in medical care costs, coverage and use.

Slide 7. Trends in medical care costs, coverage and use.

Impact of economic and behavioral factors, payment and individual demand on health care service utilization and expenditures.

  • Distribution of expenditures, concentration and persistence of high levels.
  • Expenditures for chronic conditions: focus on patients with multiple chronic conditions.



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