U.S. Health Care Spending By Payer, Health Conditions

JAMA

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What The Study Did: A variety of data were used to estimate annual health care spending in the U.S. from 1996 through 2016 by payer (public insurance, private insurance and out-of-pocket payments) and by health conditions, including low back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, diabetes and ischemic heart disease. This study is part of a theme issue from JAMA on drug pricing.

Authors: Joseph L. Dieleman, Ph.D., of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.0734)

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