TITLE

Distribution of Medicare Cost-Sharing Liability

PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
Health Care Financing Review;Summer94 Supplement, Vol. 15, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the distribution of Medicare cost-sharing liability among Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. In 1992, an estimated 27.9 million Medicare beneficiaries used covered services and incurred cost-sharing liability amounting to $21.7 billion, an average liability of $779 per person served. About 62.8% of all Medicare beneficiaries with cost-sharing liabilities incurred a liability of less than $500.
ACCESSION #
23016325

 

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