This report forecasts to 2021 US medical services demand in nominal US dollars. Also provided are forecasts for various indicators of patient activity in volume terms. Total demand is segmented by provider in terms of: hospital, physician and clinical, dental, other professional providers, nursing and continuing care facilities, home healthcare, and other providers. Patient activity is provided as follows: physician office visits, dental office visits, hospital emergency visits, hospital outpatient facility visits, hospital admissions, outpatient surgical procedures, and inpatient surgical procedures.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand, the various demand segments, and the various patient activity indicators are provided in annual series from 2006 to 2016.