· University of Kentucky
· College of Agriculture
· Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service
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The Costs of Health Care
National health care spending as a percentage of G.D.P. has been steadily increasing. In 1960, health care costs were approximately 5% of the G.D.P. By 2010, health care costs are projected to be about 17% - 18% of the G.D.P.
Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary
Last update: May 25, 2006.
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