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Health Spending Has Grown Slower in the U.S. Than in Other Developed Countries, 2007-2011 (But It Won't Last)
National Center for Policy Analysis Health Policy Blog Link to more items from this source
July 14, 2014
"Government-health spending as a share of all U.S. health spending increased by 4.8 percentage points, from 44.0 percent (2000) to 48.8 percent (2011), whereas it shrank somewhat in Canada, France, and Germany. Despite the growth in consumer-driven health care, in the U.S., the share of spending paid directly out-of-pocked dropped by 2.1 percentage points, from 14.2 percent (2003) to 12.1 percent (2011), whereas it increased somewhat in Canada and France. Health administration and health-insurance share of government-health spending increased by 1.2 percentage points, from 5.1 percent (2000) to 6.3 percent (2011), whereas it shrank in Canada, France, Netherlands, and Switzerland."

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