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Health Care Spending: The Big Three
Posted By Kaiser Health News On October 25, 2012 @ 2:46 pm In Bulletin Today,Personal Health | Comments Disabled
The United States spends more on health care services than any other country — upwards of $2.6 trillion, or about 18 percent of gross domestic product. Most years, medical spending rises faster than inflation and the economy as a whole. Many factors — and nearly everyone — contributes to those increases.
In this video, Julie Appleby, a senior correspondent for Kaiser Health News, examines the three top factors driving health care spending in the United States.
See also: 7 Things That Drive Up Your Health Care Costs 
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