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Gross Domestic Product: Health Spending 29 Percent of Growth

March 1, 2016

The second release of Q4 GDP showed $26 billion growth in health services spending, accounting for 29 percent of GDP growth, 31 percent of services spending growth, and 35 percent of growth in personal consumption expenditure Health services spending continues to devour more of our budgets. Obamacare is not bending the cost curve.


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