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Health Care Spending 1996-2016
Old 08-08-2020, 11:43 AM   #1
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Health Care Spending 1996-2016

Of the highest 10 spending categories, dementia was highest out-of-pocket.

Original Investigation
March 3, 2020
US Health Care Spending by Payer and Health Condition, 1996-2016
Joseph L. Dieleman, PhD , et al
JAMA. 2020;323(9):863-884. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.0734

Findings From 1996 to 2016, total health care spending increased from an estimated $1.4 trillion to an estimated $3.1 trillion.

In 2016,
private insurance accounted for 48.0% (95% CI, 48.0%-48.0%) ...
public insurance for 42.6% (95% CI, 42.5%-42.6%) ...
out-of-pocket payments for 09.4% (95% CI, 9.4%-9.4%)
of health care spending.

After adjusting for population size and aging, the annualized spending growth rate was
2.6% (95% CI, 2.6%-2.6%) for private insurance,
2.9% (95% CI, 2.9%-2.9%) for public insurance, and
1.1% (95% CI, 1.0%-1.1%) for out-of-pocket payments.
Importance US health care spending has continued to increase and now accounts for 18% of the US economy...

full report:

needed to make this large to be legible...
Figure 5. Estimated Health Care Spending by Payer and Type of Care in 2016
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