Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration

The Burden of Rising Health Spending

June 2017
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High out-of-pocket spending—now averaging $1,000 per person annually—is symptomatic of a broader problem: health spending for all categories of care is on the rise, everyone is bearing a share of the burden, and alleviating that burden will require strong resolve to control overall spending.