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This study was supported by Contract/Grant No. HHSP23320042509XI, TO#39 between the National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. Support for the work of the Committee on National Statistics is provided by a consortium of federal agencies through a grant from the National Science Foundation (award number SES-1024012). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the project.

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Suggested citation: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. (2012). Medical Care Economic Risk: Measuring Financial Vulnerability from Spending on Medical Care. Panel on Measuring Medical Care Risk in Conjunction with the New Supplemental Income Poverty Measure, M.J. O’Grady and G.S. Wunderlich, Eds. Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, and Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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