The High Concentration of U.S. Health Care Expenditures

@inproceedings{2006TheHC,
  title={The High Concentration of U.S. Health Care Expenditures},
  author={},
  year={2006}
}
  • Published 2006
• Five percent of the population accounts for almost half (49 percent) of total health care expenses. • The 15 most expensive health conditions account for 44 percent of total health care expenses. • Patients with multiple chronic conditions cost up to seven times as much as patients with only one chronic condition. Further detailed analyses of these spending patterns, how they change over time, and how they affect different payers such as Medicare, Medicaid, private insurers, employers, and… CONTINUE READING

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