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VSEXPSRC
Sum of direct payments made during the year for glasses and contact lenses by source of payment

Description

[ PRELIMINARY VARIABLE: Variable description may change once we confirm the universe and assess the comparability of this variable over time. ]

For all persons, VSEXPSRC is a set of summary expenditure variables indicating the total amount paid for glasses and contact lenses by source of payment during the current calendar year. By adding VSEXPSRC to your data cart, you are in effect adding fourteen annual summary expenditure variables covering glasses and contact lenses. These variables include:

  • VSEXPSELF: Annual total direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by self/family
  • VSEXPMC: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by Medicare
  • VSEXPMA: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by Medicaid
  • VSEXPPR: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by private insurance
  • VSEXPVA: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by the Veterans' Administration
  • VSEXPTR: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by TRICARE
  • VSEXPOF: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by other Federal sources
  • VSEXPOL: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by other State and local sources
  • VSEXPWC: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by Worker's Compensation
  • VSEXPOPR: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses from other private source
  • VSEXPOPU: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses from other public source
  • VSEXPOS: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by other unclassified sources
  • VSEXPPTR: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by private insurance and TRICARE
  • VSEXPOTH: Annual total of direct health care payments for glasses and contact lenses made by all other sources
Related variables
Expenditure variables related to other types of medical care by source of payment and by type of medical service are also available. Please refer to our user note on expenditures for a list of these variables.

Codes

VSEXPSRC is a 1-digit numeric variable.

Comparability

The comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.

Universe

The universe for this variable has not yet been confirmed.

Availability

  • 1996-2017

Weights

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