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AHIP Statement On National Health Expenditure Data

New National Health Expenditure Accounts data released by CMS show that health spending in the United States grew at 4.4 percent in 2008. Although the recession has brought a reduction in the rate of increase in health care costs, the data show costs continue to grow faster than the overall economy and the portion of GDP devoted to health care continues to increase. "The latest national health expenditure data demonstrate why health care reform needs to include a long-term strategy to reduce the growth of health care costs.
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AHIP Statement On New Health Spending Projections

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), released the following statement today in response to new health spending projections released by CMS which found that health care's share of the economy g... Read Post

Health Care Spending Will Account For One-Fifth Of GDP In 2018; Federal Government Will Pay More Than 50% Of Those Costs, According To CMS Report

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

Overall U.S. health care spending will reach $2.5 trillion in 2009, a 5.5% increase from 2008, when health care spending increased by 6.1%, according to a CMS report published Tuesday in the journal Health Affairs, the Wall Street J... Read Post

CMS Issues Annual Report On National Health Spending

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

Nominal health spending in the United States grew 4.4 percent in 2008, to $2.3 trillion or $7,681 per person. This was the slowest rate of growth since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services started officially tracking expendi... Read Post


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