National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)
Health Economics Information Resources: A Self-Study Course
Module 2 - Sources and Characteristics of Information Relating to Health Care Financing in the US
Growth in national health expenditures
Source: CMS, Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group
Note: Deflated using the GDP chain weighted price index.
Health spending growth slowed between 1993 and 2000 to an average increase of 5.6 percent, about half the rate of increase between 1980 and 1993.