10 statistics on US healthcare spending — Total reached $2.6T

The CDC compiled healthcare spending statistics in its report, "Health, United States, 2015: With Special Feature on Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities."

Here are 10 statistics on healthcare spending from the CDC's report, based on 2014 numbers.

1. Total healthcare spending: $2.6 trillion
2. Private health insurance: $868.8 billion
3. Medicare: $580 billion
4. Out-of-pocket spending by individuals: $329.8 billion
5. Medicaid: $444.9 billion

• Federal: $273.6 billion
• State: $171.3 billion

The percentage of growth in spending per area from 2004 to 2014 was:

6. Total healthcare spending: 62.5 percent
7. Private health insurance: 4.4 percent
8. Medicare: 6.8 percent
9. Out-of-pocket spending by individuals: 2.9 percent
10. Medicaid: 5.1 percent

• Federal: 5.4 percent
• State: 4.6 percent

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