National Health Expenditures, 1978

  title={National Health Expenditures, 1978},
  author={Robert M. Gibson},
  booktitle={Health care financing review},
Outlays for health care in the Nation reached $192.4 billion in calendar year 1978--13 percent higher than in 1977, according to preliminary figures compiled by the Health Care Financing Administration. This estimate represented $863 per person in the United States and was equal to 9.1 percent of the GNP. This latest report in the annual series representing national health expenditures provides detailed estimates of health care spending by type of service and method of financing. Revised… CONTINUE READING