National health expenditures, 1991

  title={National health expenditures, 1991},
  author={Suzanne W. Letsch and Helen C. Lazenby and Katharine R. Levit and Cathy A. Cowan},
  booktitle={Health care financing review},
Spending for health care rose to $751.8 billion in 1991, an increase of 11.4 percent from the 1990 level. National health expenditures as a share of gross domestic product increased to 13.2 percent, up from 12.2 percent in 1990. The health care sector exhibited strong growth, despite slow growth in the overall economy. This combination resulted in the largest increase in the share of the Nation's output consumed by health care in the past three decades. In this article, the authors present… CONTINUE READING
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