of the GDP
of adults report delaying or going without care due to costs
from 1980 to 2017
of children aged 19-35 months received combined 7-vaccine series
The growth of health costs in the employer-sponsored insurance market is expected to increase in 2015, according to PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) annual medical cost trend projection. Though this may mark the end of five years of slowed growth, …
While pharmaceutical spending growth remains historically low in the United States, a recent IMS Health study finds there was a 3.2% increase in spending on medicines in 2013, a bounce back from the 1.0% decline the previous year. On a …
In its June 2014 issue, “Economics of Health Care: Costs, Savings & Value,” the policy journal Health Affairs examines the potential to rein in spending while simultaneously ensuring access and quality, with a particular focus on Medicare and Medicaid.