Board of Trustees, Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds. 2007 Annual Report of the Boards of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds; 2007:2. http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ReportsTrustFunds/downloads/tr2007.pdf
Out-of-pocket spending grew 5.3% in 2007, compared to 3.3% in 2006. This acceleration was mostly due to increased payments for prescription drugs, nursing home services, and nondurable medical supplies.
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Freestanding home health care spending continued to grow in 2005, increasing 11.1%, which was the 3rd straight year of double-digit growth. Home health care spending was the fastest growing health… [ Get More Details ]