|What's New Highlights|
|New Tabular Data|
Health Insurance Coverage Tables for the full year 2014 (Tables 1a-5a) from the MEPS Household Component are now available. These summary tables include data on health insurance coverage by type of coverage and selected population characteristics.
Registration is now OPEN for the MEPS Two-Day Data Users' Workshop. September 12–13, 2016, Rockville, MD. More details. . .
New Data Files
Several new event-level public use files from the 2014 MEPS-HC have been released: MEPS HC-168D: 2014 Hospital Inpatient Stays File, MEPS HC-168E: 2014 Emergency Room Visits File, MEPS HC-168F: 2014 Outpatient Department Visits File, and MEPS HC-168G: 2014 Office-Based Medical Provider Visits File.
New Tabular Data
2015 MEPS-IC Health Insurance Tables – Private-sector estimates (national) and Private-sector estimates (state and metro) are now available.
New Analytical Tools
The MEPSnet/Insurance Component has been updated with 2015 private-sector estimates.
This Brief examines data from the 2008-2015 MEPS-IC on offers of employer-sponsored insurance, employee eligibility, take-up, and coverage rates, and total premiums, employee contributions, and deductibles. – Statistical Brief 492: Results from the 2015 MEPS-IC Private-Sector National Tables
Hospital inpatient expenses accounted for nearly 30 percent of total health care expenses for the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population, and prescribed medicines accounted for more than 20 percent. — From Statistical Brief 491: National Health Care Expenses in the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, Distributions by Type of Service and Source of Payment, 2013
MEPS has released three new data files containing 2014 data: the 2014 Dental Visits File (HC-168B); the 2014 Other Medicall Expenses File (HC-168C); and the 2014 Home Health File (HC-168H).
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