Slow Growth of U.S.Health Spending Mirrors Other Nations

June 30, 2014 10:57 PM

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The growth of health-care spending in the U.S. has slowed during the past decade to a rate more similar to other developed countries, a study found.

Health-care spending per person grew 1.4 percent in 2011, more in line with similar countries, from about 7 percent in 2002, when most other advanced nations experienced about 3 percent growth. The study, released yesterday by researchers from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developmen...

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