Monday, December 12, 2016

The US Spent $3.2 Trillion on Healthcare in 2015

Health Affairs recently published an article on healthcare spending in 2015. Here are some key findings from the report:

Total US healthcare spending increased 5.8% and reached $3.2 trillion in 2015.
Spending on health care increased 5% per capita, reaching $9,990 in 2015.
The share of GDP devoted to health care spending was 17.8% in 2015.
Spending for private health insurance increased 7.2% in 2015.
Hospital care spending increased 5.6% in 2015.
Spending on physician and clinical services increased 6.3% in 2015.

Source: Health Affairs, December, 2016

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