Health Care Spending in the United States Slows

February 2005
O&P Business News;2/15/2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p42
Focuses on a report by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services which showed that the pace of health care spending growth slowed in 2003. Growth of health expenditures in the U.S. in 2003; Effect of changes in public funding for health care on overall health care spending in 2003; Factors contributing to spending growth for prescription drugs.


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