News Release

US health care spending by payer, health conditions

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: A variety of data were used to estimate annual health care spending in the U.S. from 1996 through 2016 by payer (public insurance, private insurance and out-of-pocket payments) and by health conditions, including low back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, diabetes and ischemic heart disease. This study is part of a theme issue from JAMA on drug pricing.

Authors: Joseph L. Dieleman, Ph.D., of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link


Editor's Note: The article includes conflict of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the articles for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflicts of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.


Media advisory: The full study and related articles are linked to this news release.

Embed this link to provide your readers free access to the full-text article This link will be live at the embargo time

Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.