Health Sector

Health Spending Growth Up In 2011, But Trending To Record Lows at Year’s End

The January Health Sector Economic Indicators briefs released by the Altarum Institute indicate that over the first 11 months of 2011, health spending has grown at an annual rate of 4.5 percent, compared to the 3.9 percent increase for 2010. This growth was driven by high spending early in 2011 followed by a gradual, steady decline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2012