Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Americans spent $30.2 billion out-of-pocket on complementary healthcare approaches ...

... such as herbal supplements, meditation, chiropractic, and yoga, according to a 2012 nationwide survey. This amount represents 9.2 % of all out-of-pocket spending on health care and 1.1% of total health care spending nationally.

Source: "Americans Spent $30.2 Billion Out-Of-Pocket On Complementary Health Approaches," National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health Press Release, June 22, 2016, https://nccih.nih.gov/news/press/cost-spending-06222016 

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