Shoppable Healthcare Spending

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  1. Shoppable healthcare services

    A new analysis by the Health Care Cost Institute revealed that up to 43 percent of the $524.2 billion spent on healthcare by those with employer sponsored insurance in 2011 was spent on “shoppable services.”

    Ann Miller RN MHA


  2. National Health Spending is $3.4 Trillion This Year

    Altarum Institute’s Center for Sustainable Health Spending recently released data regarding national healthcare spending. Here are some key findings from the report:

    • Health spending is $3.4 trillion this year.
    • National health spending in August 2016 was 5.5% higher than in August 2015.
    • Spending on prescription drugs grew by 4.3%, despite higher growth in prices.
    • In August 2016, health care prices were 1.9% higher than in August 2015..
    • At 6.3% growth, drug prices are at their highest level since December 2014.
    • Health care added 32,700 jobs in September, less than the 37,000 job average.

    Source: Altarum Institute, October 14, 2016


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