NIHCM Foundation is pleased to announce the release of a new data brief, "U.S. Health Care Spending: The Big Picture." This brief, the first in a series of NIHCM data briefs on national health spending, pulls together the most current data available from multiple sources to provide an overview of the subject.
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.