National Healthcare Expenditure & Statistics
"We have the best healthcare in the world in terms of doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, but we certainly do not have the best outcomes," CEO Jamie Dimon
U.S. spends a much greater amount on health care
Relative to the size of its economy, the U.S. spends a much greater amount on health care
How does health spending in the U.S. compare to other countries? - Peterson-KFF Health System Tracker
In this chart collection, we take a look at how U.S. health spending compares to health spending in other OECD countries that are similarly large and wealthy (identified based on median GDP and median GDP per capita). For this analysis we reviewed the OECD Health Statistics database and the CMS National Health Expenditure Accounts data.
Health Costs: How the U.S. Compares With Other Countries
How much is good health care worth to you? $8,233 per year? That's how much the U.S. spends per person. Worth it? That figure is more than two-and-a-half times more than most developed nations in the world, including relatively rich European countries like France, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Distribution of National Health Expenditures
Distribution of National Health Expenditures, by Type of Service (in Billions), 2012 and 2023
Source Kaiser Family Foundation calculations using NHE data from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group, at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/NationalHealthExpendData/ (For 2012 data, see Historical; National Health Expenditures by type of service and source of funds, CY 1960-2012; file nhe2012.zip.
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