Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditures in the United States

Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditures in the United States

  • April 2017 •
  • 51 pages •
  • Report ID: 3087029 •
  • Format: PDF
Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditures in the United States

Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditures in the United States examines the average person’s out-of-pocket medical costs, including:
  • Distribution of Out-of-Pocket Spending for the Average Person, 2016, 2021
  • Consumer Out-of-Pocket Expenditures per Worker, 2011–2021
  • Consumer Out-of-Pocket Expenditures by Type, 2011–2021
  • Proportion of Consumer Out-of-Pocket Spending by Type of Healthcare Expenditure, 2011, 2016, 2021
  • Average Share Paid Out-of-Pocket by U.S. Residents with Healthcare Spending by Percentile of Total Health Spending and Type of Service, 2016
  • Average Share Paid Out-of-Pocket by U.S. Residents with Healthcare Spending by Type of Service, 2016
  • Consumer Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditures by Payment Type, 2016
The report contains analysis and forecasts to 2021. It details consumer mechanisms of outlay by amount of spending, including loans and lines of credit, flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health savings accounts (HSAs), credit cards and cash or check. Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditures in the United States also outlines expenditures by type, including the consumer costs of prescription medications, office-based procedures, and hospital stays.