Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical ExpendituresMost Recent Cost Statistics.
- In 2010 total expenditures = $2.6 trillion:
- 17.9% of GDP.
- 3.9% increase over 2009.
- Growth remained slow.
- $8,402 per capita.
- Projected to be ~20% of GDP in next decade.
Source: Anne B. Martin, David Lassman, Benjamin Washington, Aaron Catlin and the National Health Expenditure Accounts Team, Health Affairs, January 2012
Current as of November 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 3. : Trends in Healthcare Costs and the Concentration of Medical Expenditures. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/cohenmeyers/cohenmeyerssl3.html