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Health Care Costs Per Capita 1960 to 2008

National Health Expenses per Capita Trends 1960 to 2008

  2008 2000 1990 1980 1970 1960
Per Capita Amounts            
    Private 4,046.10 2,677.60 1,683.90 638.1 222.5 111.4
    Public 3,634.60 2,111.00 1,130.00 461.6 133.7 36.2
        Federal 2,682.90 1,478.00 764.1 310.6 84.4 15.4
        State and local 951.7 633 365.9 151.1 49.3 20.8
Total National Health Expenses per Capita 7,680.70 4,788.60 2,813.90 1,099.70 356.2 147.6

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. National Health Expenditures by type of service and source of funds, CY 1960-2008. http://www.cms.hhs.gov/NationalHealthExpendData/02_NationalHealthAccountsHistorical.asp#TopOfPage

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January 7, 2010 - Posted by | Cost, healthcare | ,

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