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Fact Of The Day #15: Health Care Spending Takes A Bite Out Of Your Budget (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Health care spending per capita in the US increased 36 percent between 2000 and 2010, from $6,177 to $8,402 for every person in the country. During the same period, inflation-adjusted pay went down approximately 6.4 percent, from $28,293 per capita in 2000 to $26,487 in 2010.

What if wages per person had gone up like health care spending?


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