TITLE

Growth in health care spending slows, but still outpaces economy

AUTHOR(S)
Roszak, Dennis J.
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2004, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a study on health care spending, conducted by the Center for Studying Health System Change in the U.S. in 2003. Impact of the decrease in health care spending on health insurance premiums; Factors that contribute to the decrease in hospital utilization.
ACCESSION #
13857813

 

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