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Health Care Spending Distribution in 2008

Written By: Jason Shafrin - Jul• 14•10

National Health Expenditures reached $2.3 trillion, or $7,681 per person. This means that health care services made up 16.2% of the economy. Where did these dollars go? The CBO summarizes where America spends these funds.

Source: CBO Long Term Budget Outlook, June 2010.

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  1. Mark B. says:

    Great breakdown. Spending on healthcare is only going to increase as the median age of population shifts higher.

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