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Title
State health expenditure accounts: Purposes, priorities, and procedures
First Author
Long, Stephen H
Date of Pub
1999 Winter
Pages
25-45
Volume
21
Issue
2
Other Authors
Marquis, M Susan; Rodgers, Jack
Abstract
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.
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MeSH
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
NTIS Number
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