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Health Insurance Facts & Statistics HEALTH INSURANCE FACTS 41 percent of working age Americans either have medical bill problems or are currently paying off medical debt. The U.S. spent 2.47 trillion dollars on health care in 2009, It is being projected that the U.S. will spend 4.5 trillion dollars on health care in 2019 6.2% of all personal consumption in 1998. 5tn 4tn 3tn 2tn 1tn in 2008 they 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 52m account for Medical bills are a major factor in more than 60 percent of the personal bankruptcies in the United States.8m Of those bankruptcies that were caused by medical bills, approximately 75 percent of them involved individuals that actually DID have health insurance. 46m approximately 6.7% Today, approximately 34.5% n Pay APploAmately 30% More For Health / of U.S. doctors are age 55 or older Over the last 10 years, the percentage of Americans HEALTH INSURANCE HISTORY who took EMR atleast one presaription INSURERS In the 1960s, a physician named Lawrence L. Weed Massachusetts Health Insurance of Boston offered early group policies with a relatively comprehensive list of benefits as early as 1847 first described the concept of computerized or electronic Employer and employee contributions to health ng in the past month increased from 44% to medical records. TOP plans became exempt from taxes under the 1954 Internal Revenue Codes 48%. The use FOUR of two or BROUGHT TO YOU BY: moredrugs increased from 25% to 31%. The use of five or In 1965 Congress Exhance PRESCRIPTION enacted Medicare and Medicaid. Medicare INSURANCE provided compulsory hospital insurance for more drugs increased Lipitor Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen eople over the Levothyroxine Sodium Amoxicillin DRUGS from 6% to 11%. age of 65. 875,000 18%. Americans were "medical tourists" in 2010 of Americans are unisured Medical tourism (also called medical travel, health tourism or global healthcare) isa term initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly-growing practice of travelling across international borders to obtain health care. It also refers pejoratively to the practice of healthcare providers travelling internationally to deliver healthcare. Unitedhealth Group • Wellpoint Inc. Group • Kaiser Foundation Group Aetna Group TOP 4 HEALTH HEALTH EXPENSES AS A PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL CONSUMPTION Over the last decade, the number of Americans 2000 tusually takes at least 11 years to become a medical doctor without health insurance has risen from 2005 about 38 million to about 52 million. 2011

Health Insurance Facts & Statistics

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