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Table 3 Medical expenditures by type of services and payment sources for medical treatment of occupational injuries, MEPS Panels 9-13 (2004-2009)

From: Medical expenditures associated with nonfatal occupational injuries among immigrant and U.S.-born workers

  U.S.-born workers Immigrant workers
Total expenditures in the 2-year reference period (2009 U.S. $ in millions) % 95% CI* Total expenditures in the 2-year reference period (2009 U.S. $ in millions) % 95% CI
Total expenditures 18453 100.0   2251 100.0  
By type of service
 Ambulatory 11559 62.6 53.9-70.7 1348 59.9 48.4-71.7
 Emergency department 2372 12.9 10.2-16.3 344 15.3 9.8-22.6
 Hospital inpatient 4013 21.7 13.0-31.7 484 21.5 9.9-33.2
 Home health 3 0.02 0.0-0.05 7 0.3 0.0-0.9
 Prescribed medicines 506 2.7 2.2-3.4 68 3.0 2.1-4.2
By source of payment
 Family (out of pocket) 1241 6.7 5.5-8.3 160 7.1 5.2-9.6
 Medicare 37 0.2 0.1-0.4 3 0.1 0.0-0.4
 Medicaid 256 1.4 0.7-2.4 55 2.4 0.5-5.1
 Private insurance 5595 30.3 24.6-36.8 560 24.9 17.3-33.9
 Workers’ compensation 10514 57.0 49.4-63.6 972 43.2 33.0-53.7
 Other sources¥ 811 4.4 3.1-6.0 501 22.3 10.5-35.3
  1. Note: *95% confidence intervals were calculated using the bootstrap methods with 2000 repeating bootstrap samples.
  2. ¥ Includes VETERANS, TRICARE, other federal, State/Local, and any other source not included above.