Tag Archives: AHRQ

Parents’ Experiences in Obtaining Health Care for Children, Ages 0-17, Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2011

Parents’ Experiences in Obtaining Health Care for Children, Ages 0-17, Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2011 Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Highlights Three-fourths of parents of children from poor families compared to 80 percent from high income families reported always being able to make routine health care appointments for their children […]

Characteristics of Hospital Stays for Super-Utilizers by Payer, 2012

Characteristics of Hospital Stays for Super-Utilizers by Payer, 2012 Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality A large proportion of health care resources in the United States are consumed by a relatively small number of individuals. Approximately one-fourth of U.S. health care expenses are incurred by 1 percent of the U.S. population, and half of […]

Trends in the Five Most Costly Conditions among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2012

Trends in the Five Most Costly Conditions among the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2002 and 2012 Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Highlights The same five medical conditions—heart conditions, cancer, trauma-related disorders, mental disorders, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma—were ranked highest for medical spending in both 2002 and 2012. Heart conditions […]