Costs not covered by insurance: average out-of-pocket medical expenses

The statistic represents the percentage of out-of-pocket expenses, which are not covered by health insurance in the U.S. The results show that 15 percent of Americans pay between 500 and 999 U.S. dollars of out-of-pocket expenses.

How much have you paid for health care costs, such as deductibles, and any other expenses not covered by your insurance, out of your own pocket?

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Source

Release date

2010

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 19 to April 2, 2010

Number of respondents

1,038 respondents

Age group

18-64 years

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

During the survey, the following question was posed: "Approximately how much have you paid for health care costs, such as co-pays, deductibles, and any other expenses not covered by your insurance, out of your own pocket in the past 12 months?"

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