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Payers of Emergency Department Care, 2006: Statistical Brief #77.


Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Statistical Briefs [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2006-.
2009 Jul.


This Statistical Brief presents data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) on the payers of emergency care in 2006. This Brief uses a new database—the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample—available for the first time this year. Differences in ED utilization (including admissions and treat-and-release visits) are described by payer. All differences between estimates noted in the text are statistically significant at the 0.05 level or better.

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