Distribution of U.S. total personal health care expenditure 2017 by source

This statistic shows the distribution of the total personal health care expenditure in the United States in 2000, 2010, and 2017, by source. In 2000, 17.1 percent of such expenditure went towards out-of-pocket payments. This share dropped down to 12.3 percent until 2017.

Distribution of total personal health care expenditure in the U.S. in 2000, 2010, and 2017, by source

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Release date

October 2019


United States

Survey time period

2000, 2010, and 2017

Supplementary notes

Includes other government expenditures for these health care services, for example, care funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and state and locally financed subsidies to hospitals.
This statistic was assembled from several editions of "Health, United States".
* Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Medicaid CHIP expansions are included.
** Includes Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs.
*** Includes worksite health care, other private revenues, Indian Health Service, workers’ compensation, general assistance, maternal and child health, vocational rehabilitation, other federal programs, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, other state and local programs, and school health.

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