Outlays for health care in the Nation reached $192.4 billion in calendar year 1978--13 percent higher than in 1977, according
to preliminary figures compiled by the Health Care Financing Administration. This estimate represented $863 per person in
the United States and was equal to 9.1 percent of the GNP. This latest report in the annual series representing national health
expenditures provides detailed estimates of health care spending by type of service and method of financing. Revised estimates
are presented extending back to 1965.
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