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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.