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AHRQ Tools and Resources for Better Health Care

Research in Action, Issue 10

Figure 2. Medical Expenses by Source of Payment: United States, 1998

Private insurance, 38.7%; Medicare, 24.1%; Medicaid, 8.6%; Out-of-pocket, 19.3%; Other, 9.4%.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Health care expenses in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population, 1998. Rockville (MD); June 2002. AHRQ Web site: http://meps.ahrq.gov/compendiumtables/98ch1/compendiumtables.htm.

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Current as of September 2005
Internet Citation: AHRQ Tools and Resources for Better Health Care: Research in Action, Issue 10. September 2005. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/tools/toolsria/ria-2.html