U.S. Health Care Spending: The Big Picture
This data brief pulls together the most current data available from multiple sources to provide an overview of national health spending. The brief covers:
- trends in health spending growth and the problem of excess growth,
- the sectors driving increased spending,
- the growth in public versus private spending, and
- changes in consumer out-of-pocket spending.
This is the first in a series of data briefs on U.S. health care spending.
Please feel free to use the charts from this brief with attribution to NIHCM Foundation in your slide presentations, blog posts, reports, etc. Click on the images below to download the full-scale .png files.