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US healthcare spending to rise sharply

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7288.692/b (Published 24 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:692
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    After seven years in which annual spending on health care in the United States grew by less than 6% a new report predicts that spending growth will reach 8.6% during the current year.

    The report, by Stephen Heffler, deputy director of the National Health Statistics Group of the Health Care Financing Administration, and colleagues, said that the …

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