Infographic: Healthcare Cost Drivers

Friday, August 2nd, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

The United States spends approximately $2.7 trillion per year on healthcare. Twelve of the most overused tests and treatments cost the United States $6.8 billion per year, according to a new infographic from California Association of Health Plans. This infographic identifies tests and procedures that should be questioned, the high costs of new technology being implemented, medical inflation versus premium growth, and ways health plans are working to reduce underlying costs of care.

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Achieving High Value Healthcare: Metrics from Medical Homes, Accountable Care and Case Management.

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