Navigation Links
Growth in U.S. Health Spending Stayed Slow in 2010
Date:1/9/2012

ose significantly between 2007 and 2010, from 23 percent in 2007 to 29 percent in 2010 (nearly $743 billion). During that time, the share paid by state and local governments decreased from 18 percent to 16 percent (about $421 billion in 2010), according to the study.

The study also found that the share of the nation's health costs paid by private business declined from 25 percent in 2001 to 21 percent (almost $535 billion) in 2010. Job losses due to the recession resulted in much slower annual growth of employer contributions to private health insurance premiums and payroll tax-based employer contributions to the Medicare Hospital Insurance (Part A) Trust Fund between 2008 and 2010 than between 2000 and 2007.

The share of the nation's health costs paid for by households reached a historic low of 28 percent (about $726 billion) in 2010. After a negligible increase in 2009, household spending on health care rose just 2.8 percent in 2010, the study found.

Among the other findings:

  • Spending on private health insurance premiums increased 2.4 percent in 2010 to nearly $849 billion, compared with a 2.6 percent increase in 2009. Spending on private health insurance benefits totaled $746 billion in 2010, a 1.6 percent increase over 2009. That's the slowest rate of growth in the history of the National Health Expenditure Accounts.
  • Medicare spending totaled nearly $525 billion in 2010 and accounted for 20 percent of all national health spending. Total federal and state Medicaid spending reached more than $401 billion in 2010 and accounted for 15 percent of the national health care bill.
  • Spending on hospital care grew 4.9 percent in 2010 and totaled $814 billion. The rate of growth was 6.4 percent in 2009. The slower rate of growth in 2010 was partly due to patients postponing medical care.
  • Spending on physician and clinical services increased at a historic low of 2.5 percent in 2010 and totaled about $516 billion. The growth
    '/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Fibroblasts contribute to melanoma tumor growth, say Moffitt Cancer Center researchers
2. Study reveals how normal cells fuel tumor growth
3. Every cloud has a silver lining: Weather forecasting models could predict brain tumor growth
4. Nanometer-scale growth of cone cells tracked in living human eye
5. Team designs a bandage that spurs, guides blood vessel growth
6. Blue light irradiation promotes growth, increases antioxidants in lettuce seedlings
7. University of Leicester study fundamentally alters our understanding of lung growth
8. Stopping dangerous cell regrowth reduces risk of further heart attacks
9. Metabolic protein plays unexpected role in tumor cell formation and growth
10. Controlling gene expression to halt cancer growth
11. You are what you eat: Low fat diet with fish oil slowed growth of human prostate cancer cells
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Growth in U.S. Health Spending Stayed Slow in 2010
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Zereana Jess-Huff, a 34-year-old mother, ... 2014 on a platform to think outside the bra. She ... her position to raise awareness about women’s other lady parts. ... cancer. You say the color pink and everybody knows what ... a fact that it has not been won when it ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... My Clients Plus ( http://www.MyClientsPlus.com ) ... The new module enables easy administration and routing of ... care. , This application allows users such as Therapists ... a to-do item to a specific client, categorize tasks ... reoccurring reminders for follow-ups. It's designed to enable ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, ... all the latest information from the FDA on Sit ... on October 10 not to purchase or use Sit and ... Sit and Slim II is promoted as weight loss product ... Sibutramine, removed from the market in 2010 for safety reasons, ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Rockynol Retirement Community broke ... 14. The $11 million project will include the latest ... kitchen with full-service restaurant style dining. , “We are ... class Assisted Living apartments,” said Kara Hanzie, Rockynol Executive ... quality of care and this investment is proof of ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Based ... are the only imaging assays capable of determining ... single test.  With these three dimensions of high-resolution ... to detect the widest range of disease-causing genetic ... missed by other genomic tools, including today’s advanced ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 2Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 3Health News:My Clients Plus Announces New Workflow Management Software 2Health News:FDA Advises Not to Use Sit and Slim II: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2Health News:Rockynol Retirement Community Expands Assisted Living Center 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 2Health News:KromaTiD Launches Genome Screening and Discovery Services 3
... home-based treatment for hand eczema is just as effective ... to // a new study. Eczema is an inflammatory ... scaling. ,Researchers examined 158 patients with moderate to ... About half the patients followed a home-based program taking ...
... therapy of acupuncture can help those suffering from arthritis ... ,A current multi-location trial included 570 patients ages ... were placed in three groups. One hundred and ninety ... followed a self-help course to manager their condition. The ...
... worldwide. A model based on the findings of a clinical ... severity of acute appendicitis, // according to a new study. ... 89 who underwent an appendectomy within three days of an ... the actual severity of acute appendicitis. The study showed CT, ...
... million people worldwide and is caused by abnormal surges in ... seizures. More than half of those with epilepsy can live ... is under way to determine just how effective surgery is ... epilepsy, the most common form of the disorder. Typically, about ...
... suggests getting active can help elderly patients who have trouble ... between the ages of 67 and 86 in a 90-minute ... exercise followed by 30 minutes of seated social activity and ... in the morning or in the evening, with all participants ...
... pain relief and improves function for people with ... effective complement to Normal care. This study was ... Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National Institute of ... components of the National Institutes of Health.// The ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Acupunture relieves pain and improves function in knee Osteoarthritis 2Health News:Acupunture relieves pain and improves function in knee Osteoarthritis 3
(Date:10/19/2014)... , Deutschland, October 19, 2014 ... gefragt. Das Problem dabei ist, dass ... mit der Kompetenz zu teilen. Es ... deshalb freuen wir uns umso mehr, dass es ... ihre Gepflogenheiten bei Kühlketten aufzuschreiben - mit einem ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... , Oct. 17, 2014 With the ... Affairs function has come across several challenges in ... and managing globalization.  The ... is dedicated to providing benchmarking and best practices ... Consortium is a service composed of three stages: ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... Texas , Oct. 17, 2014  Hanger, Inc. ... plans to report its results of operations for the ... 2014 after the market closes.  A conference call to ... a.m., ET, on Friday, November 7, 2014. Those wishing ... available until Friday, November 14, 2014 by dialing 1-855-859-2056 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Vergleichsbericht zu Pharma-Kühlketten und CRT 2Early Key Findings from the Medical Affairs Consortium Research 2
... Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 Ambry Genetics, a global ... sciences industries, announced today that it has officially launched ... Genetics has been an early adapter of Illumina sequencing ... Certified Service Provider. (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090428/LA06744LOGO ...
... 9, 2010 A new study shows that ... hormonal therapy tamoxifen in patients with hormone-receptor positive/human ... cancer who have been previously treated with an ... tamoxifen alone. These results were presented today at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Ambry Genetics Launches Illumina HiSeq 2000 Next Generation Sequencing Services 2Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 2Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 3Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 4Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 5Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 6Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 7Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 8Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 9Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 10Study Shows Novartis Drug Afinitor® Plus Hormonal Therapy Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients 11
... An integrated approach to quality patient care., ... an innovative approach to anesthesia delivery. As ... combines enhanced ventilation features, electronically controlled gas ... and information management to create a truly ...
A non-adhering hydrogel sheet dressing for use on all partial and full thickness wounds (excluding 3rd degree burns.) Hydrogel sheet contains 96% water and 4% insoluble cross-linked polyethylene oxid...
... External Vacuum Therapy System restores sexual function ... Non-invasive and low cost vacuum therapy, coupled ... outcome", makes it the ideal therapy for ... System causes penile rigidity that can be ...
... D.O.R.C. Harmony Special Peristaltic phacoemulsification system features ... including individual programmability and remote control for ... a front panel with color coded function ... for ease of use and viewing. Under ...
Medicine Products: