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Fig. 2 | BMC Health Services Research

Fig. 2

From: Patient-physician discussions about costs: definitions and impact on cost conversation incidence estimates

Fig. 2

Estimated incidence of cost conversations using three different definitions. All visits featured adult patients (>18 years old) and specialist physicians. *OoP Cost: discussion of the patient’s out-of-pocket costs for healthcare services; †Cost/Coverage: discussion of the patient’s out-of-pocket costs OR insurance coverage; ‡Cost of Illness: any discussion of financial costs or insurance coverage broadly related to health or healthcare [1316, 18, 2633, 38, 39, 4446]

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