Expected Primary Source of Payment at Office-Based Physician Visits

Notes: Data are from 2014.
* Estimate does not meet standards of reliability or precision.
1 Estimates for all three age groups are statistically significantly different from each other.
2 Estimates for the under 18 and 65 and over age groups are statistically significantly different from the 18–64 age group.
All sources of payment were combined into one mutually exclusive primary source of payment, using the following hierarchy: Medicare, Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program, private insurance, no insurance. No insurance is defined as having only self-pay, no charge, or charity as payment sources. Other sources of payment and missing and blank data are not included in this figure and represent 7.2% (weighted) of visits. Excludes 4.9% (weighted) of visits for which data were missing or blank.

Data Source: NCHS, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2014.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Characteristics of Office-based Physician Visits, 2014