Becker's Healthcare March 27, 2023
Health spending in the U.S. jumped from $4.1 trillion in 2020 to $4.3 trillion in 2021, a 2.7 percent increase, according to a report from the American Medical Association.
The AMA’s “Policy Research Perspective,” published earlier this month, compiles yearly spending data from organizations including CMS and HRSA. The full source list can be found here.
The U.S. spent more than $1.3 trillion on hospital care in 2021, the highest of any health expenditure. This represents nearly one-third of the year’s spending.
Here is a breakdown of the distribution...