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The Federal Government Paid for 28% of Total Healthcare Spending in 2016

October 8, 2018



The California Health Care Foundation released a report earlier this year on US healthcare spending. Here is the breakdown for the 3.3 trillion healthcare dollars spent in 2016:



28% of total health spending in 2016 was paid for by the federal government.
Households accounted for 28% of total healthcare spending in 2016.
Private businesses paid for 20% of total healthcare spending in 2016.
17% of total health spending was paid for by state and local governments.



Source: California Health Care Foundation, May 2018

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