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Figure 6. Percentage of Surgical Visits and Stays Billed to Each Payer

Bar chart: Percentage of Surgical Visits and Stays Billed to Each Payer. Text Description shown below.

Figure 6. Percentage of Surgical Visits and Stays Billed to Each Payer (Text Description)

Payer Type Ambulatory Inpatient Uninsured
Medicare 23.8% 30.0% 13.3%
Medicaid 11.9% 17.2% 11.6%
Private 55.3% 45.7% 71.5%
Uninsured 3.3% 3.7% 13.6%

Note: A small number of cases covered by other types of insurance such as Workers' Compensation, TRICARE, Title V, and other government programs are excluded. Population figures represent the aggregate 2003 coverage type estimates for the 17 selected States. Individuals can have more than one coverage type; thus, the population percentages shown above do not necessarily sum to 100.

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