Health Care Spending in the United States and Other High-Income Countries

  title={Health Care Spending in the United States and Other High-Income Countries},
  author={Irene Papanicolas and Liana R. Woskie and Ashish Kumar Jha},
Importance Health care spending in the United States is a major concern and is higher than in other high-income countries, but there is little evidence that efforts to reform US health care delivery have had a meaningful influence on controlling health care spending and costs. Objective To compare potential drivers of spending, such as structural capacity and utilization, in the United States with those of 10 of the highest-income countries (United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan… 

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