State health expenditure accounts: Purposes, priorities, and procedures
Long, Stephen H
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Marquis, M Susan; Rodgers, Jack
This article reports on the State Health Expenditure Account (SHEA) project which developed procedures States can use in tracking
their health care expenditures. The purposes, priorities, and concepts of SHEAs were designed to meet the needs of State policymakers.
The resulting methods are discussed and illustrated using calculations of SHEAs for California. Contrasts with the National
Health Expenditure (NHE) framework are provided. Recommendations for cooperation between the Health Care Financing Administration
(HCFA) and the States that would facilitate the adoption and estimation of SHEAs are offered. Details of the methods used
for the California estimates can be found in the Technical Note of this article.
Health Care Costs : Health Expenditures : California : Data Collection/methods : Economics/trends : Financing, Government
: Health Care Financing Administration : Health Care Surveys : State : Support, non-U.S. Gov't : United States