State Variation in Out-of-Pocket Spending for Health Care: Preliminary Findings from new data in the CPS
Presentation by SHADAC Senior Research Fellow Lacey Hartman at the Minnesota Health Services Research Conference, held March 6, 2012 in St. Paul, MN.
This presentation describes the new questions related to medical out-of-pockect spending added to the Current Population Survey in 2010 (referencing calendar year 2010). The authors use state-level data to estsimate the variation in the burden of high out-of-pocket spending across states.
- Pres_MNHSR2012Mar6_Hartman.pdf (PDF/583.45 KB)