Health expenditure trends in OECD countries, 1970-1997
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This article provides an overview of current trends in health expenditures in 29 OECD countries and recent revisions of OECD
health accounts. U.S. health expenditures are compared with those of other OECD countries. The interactions of cost-containment
measures with changes in the public-private mix of financing and in the composition of health care spending are discussed.
Health Care Costs : Health Expenditures : International Agencies/statistics & numerical data : Cost Control : Data Collection/methods
: Economics/trends : Financing, Government : Health Care Financing Administration : Health Care Surveys : Support, U.S. Gov't,
non-P.H.S. : United States