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Healthcare Trends in America 2010

Changes in Healthcare Utilization and Costs

Inpatient healthcare utilization declined between 2007 and 2008, but outpatient care and professional visits rose. Costs associated with healthcare services increased in the same time frame.

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Note: Data include commercially insured individuals below age 65. Source: BHI® (2009)
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