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Health care spending down, CMS says

Nominal health spending in the United States grew 4.4 percent in 2008, to $2.3 trillion, or $7,861 a person, according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The number is the lowest since CMS started tracking expenditures during 1960. However, health care spending continues to outpace overall economic growth, which grew by… Continue Reading Health care spending down, CMS says