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Health Care Costs

"Health Care Costs" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Health Care Costs" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Health Care Costs" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2085 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 147 publications in 2019
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