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Health Expenditures MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Health Expenditures
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.151.450
N05.300.385
Unique ID
D005102
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005102
Annotation
amount spent for health care: do not confuse with HEALTH CARE COSTS (actual costs of providing care) or with FEES AND CHARGES (amount charged regardless of cost)
Scope Note
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
Entry Term(s)
Expenditure
Expenditures
Expenditures, Direct
Expenditures, Health
Expenditures, Indirect
Expenditures, Out-of-Pocket
Health Expenditure
Out Of Pocket Expenditure
Out-of Pocket Expenditures
Out-of-Pocket Cost
Out-of-Pocket Costs
Out-of-Pocket Expense
Out-of-Pocket Expenses
Out-of-Pocket Payment
Out-of-Pocket Payments
Out-of-Pocket Spending
NLM Classification #
W 74
Previous Indexing
Economics (1966-1967)
Economics, Medical (1966-1967)
See Also
Health Care Costs
Public MeSH Note
92; was EXPENDITURES, HEALTH 1968-91
Online Note
use HEALTH EXPENDITURES to search EXPENDITURES, HEALTH 1968-91
History Note
92; was EXPENDITURES, HEALTH 1968-91
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Health Expenditures Preferred
Expenditures, Direct Narrower
Expenditures, Out-of-Pocket Narrower
Expenditures Broader
Expenditures, Indirect Narrower
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