Consumer Price Index

Appendix 1: Major Group -Medical Care

Appendix 1: Item structure 1987 and 1998
1987-97 item structure 1998 item structure
MAJOR GROUP: MEDICAL CARE MAJOR GROUP: MEDICAL CARE
MEDICAL CARE COMMODITIES MEDICAL CARE COMMODITIES
Prescription drugs and medical supplies Prescription drugs and medical supplies
Prescription drugs and medical supplies Prescription drugs and medical supplies
Unsampled rent or repair of medical
equipment
Nonprescription drugs and medical
supplies
Nonprescription drugs and medical
supplies
Nonprescription drugs and medical
supplies
Internal and respiratory over-the-
counter drugs
Nonprescription medical equipment
and supplies
Nonprescription medical equipment
and supplies
MEDICAL CARE SERVICES MEDICAL CARE SERVICES
Professional services Professional services
Physicians' services Physicians' services
Dental services Dental services
Eyeglasses and eye care Eyeglasses and eye care
Services by other medical professionals Services by other medical professionals
Hospital and other medical care services Hospital and related services
Hospital room, in-patient Hospital services
Other in-patient services Nursing homes and adult daycare
Hospital out-patient services
Unsampled rent or repair of medical
equipment
Health insurance Health insurance
Commercial health insurance Commercial health insurance
BlueCross/Blue Shield Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Health Maintenance Organizations Health Maintenance Plans
Other health insurance Medicare and other health insurance
Note: Items in capital bold indicate INTERMEDIATE AGGREGATE.
Items in bold indicate Expenditure class.
Other items are item strata.

Last Modified Date: October 16, 2001

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