This bar chart is divided into the distribution percentage of types of insurance for over half of the aggregate costs for rural hospital stays. In rural hospitals, 3.5 percent Other, 4.3 percent Uninsured, 12.9 percent Medicaid, 55.7 percent Medicare, 23.3 percent Private Health Insurance; In urban hospitals, 3.6 percent Other, 4.9 percent Uninsured, 14.9 percent Medicaid, 44.3 percent Medicare, 32.2 percent Private Health Insurance.

Figure 3Medicare accounted for over half of the aggregate costs for rural hospital stays, 2007

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2007

From: Inpatient Stays in Rural Hospitals, 2007

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