The presentation below shows the distribution of the National Health Expenditure Account in 2019.
According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, “the National Health Expenditure Accounts (NHEA) are the official estimates of total health care spending in the United States.”
In 2019, the health care spending of the U.S. increased to 4.6 percent, reaching $3.8 trillion or $11,582 per person. As part of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the health spending accounted for 17.7 percent.
Hover on the graph to see the specific item to which the expenditure was allocated for.
Source: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services