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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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National Health Expenditures


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


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.



Geographic Estimates

National and state levels.

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References .

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