National health spending in 2011: overall growth remains low, but some payers and services show signs of acceleration.

@article{Hartman2013NationalHS,
  title={National health spending in 2011: overall growth remains low, but some payers and services show signs of acceleration.},
  author={Micah Hartman and Anne B Martin and Joseph Benson and Aaron C. Catlin},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={87-99}
}
In 2011 US health care spending grew 3.9 percent to reach $2.7 trillion, marking the third consecutive year of relatively slow growth. Growth in national health spending closely tracked growth in nominal gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010 and 2011, and health spending as a share of GDP remained stable from 2009 through 2011, at 17.9 percent. Even as growth in spending at the national level has remained stable, personal health care spending growth accelerated in 2011 (from 3.7 percent to 4.1… CONTINUE READING
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