How has the cost of healthcare changed over the past ten year?
Spending for a family of four with co-pays and deductibles: Increased 69%
Spending contribution for family of four for health insurance: Increased 105%
Spending contribution for health plan from employer per employee: Increased 62%
In 2008, 8 percent of a family’s income was spent on healthcare, now 12% of income spent for healthcare
Cost per each prescription filled in 2009 was $30, now each prescription fill is $44 on average
Cost of total drug spending 2009: $354 billion, by 2016 increased to $457 billion total drug spending
Hospital prices: Up 13% for patients with private insurance, up 3% for patients with public insurance (Medicare or Medicaid)