Snapshot: Health Care Costs 101, 2007 Edition

Publication Date: April 2007

Publisher: California HealthCare Foundation


Research Area: Health

Type: Brief


The fourth edition of Health Care Costs 101, an annual overview of the latest health spending trends in California and the nation, finds reasons for both hope and concern. While spending on health care continues to moderate, the growth in health spending was twice the rate of inflation in 2005, resulting in constant pressure on government, employers, and consumers to keep up.