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The concentration and persistence in the level of health expenditures over time: Estimates for the U.S. population, 2006-2007

@inproceedings{Cohen2010TheCA,
  title={The concentration and persistence in the level of health expenditures over time: Estimates for the U.S. population, 2006-2007},
  author={Steven B. Cohen},
  year={2010}
}
Estimates of the health care expenses of the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized (community) population are critical to policymakers and others concerned with access to medical care and the cost and sources of payment for that care. In 2007, health care expenses among the U.S. community population totaled $1.13 trillion. Medical care expenses, however, are highly concentrated among a relatively small proportion of individuals in the community population. As previously reported in 1996, the top 1… 

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