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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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National Health Expenditures

Sponsor

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, National Health Statistics Group, Office of the Actuary

Description

National Health Expenditures measure spending for health care in the U.S. by type of service delivered (hospital care, physician services, nursing home care, etc.) and source of funding for those services (private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, out-of-pocket spending, etc.). Expenditure estimates for 1960-2001 are currently available in data files or in published articles.

Population Targeted

U. S. census population

Years Collected

Since 1960.

Schedule

Annually.

Geographic Estimates

National and state levels.

Contact Information

Agency homepage: http://www.cms.hhs.gov.

Data system homepage: http://cms.hhs.gov/statistics/nhe/.

References

http://cms.hhs.gov/statistics/nhe/default.asp#dsm .

http://cms.hhs.gov/statistics/nhe/definitions-sources-methods/

For updated tables see http://cms.hhs.gov/statistics/nhe/historical/nhe01.zip and http://cms.hhs.gov/statistics/nhe/state-estimates-provider/phc_gsp.asp

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