Slide 8.

Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures

Who Uses MEPS Data?

Slide 8. Who Uses MEPS Data?

  • MEPS IC data are used by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in computing the Nation's GDP.
  • White House, Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the Congressional Research Service (CRS), Congress and the Treasury: frequent requests for findings on health expenditures, insurance coverage and sources of payment.
  • Used extensively by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to determine trends in employee compensation.
  • Used by Treasury to determine amount of the small employer health insurance tax credit as part of the Affordable Care Act.


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Internet Citation: Slide 8.: 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/cohenmeyerssl8.html