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Health Economics Information Resources: A Self-Study Course

Module 2 - Sources and Characteristics of Information Relating to Health Care Financing in the US

Health care expenditures as percentage of GDP

Health Care Expenditures as Percentage of GDP
Source: CMS. Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group.

Rapid growth in the health spending share of GDP stabilized beginning in 1993. Note the sharp upward curve between 1980 and 1992.

 

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