Hospital Spending Growth At Lowest Level In 28 Years

For the 12-month period that ended last June, national spending for hospital care grew 0.8%, the lowest rate since at least January 1989, according to the latest report from Altarum Institute's Center for Sustainable Health Spending. National health spending growth fell to 4.0% for the second quarter of 2017, driven by lower growth in hospital spending.

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