Health spending growth reflects 2018 reinstatement of insurance tax
Growth in health expenditures remained steady even with increases in private health insurance and Medicare spending linked to reinstatement of ACA tax.
Trends in health care spending
Learn about the trends in health care spending and what the AMA is doing to reduce the rate of growth in health care spending.
Growth in health spending slows to pre-ACA level
U.S. health spending hit $3.5 trillion in 2017, but the growth in spending slowed to levels seen before implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Growth in health spending slows in post-ACA era
The U.S. spent more than $3.3 trillion on health care in 2016. A new AMA report breaks down where the money goes and how the nation’s medical bills were paid.
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