How Much Money Does The United States Spend on Health Care?

Health care cost predictions are doubling in the next 10 years.

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Office of the Actuary, spending on health care reached $2.2 trillion in 2007. National health care spending has been predicted to reach $2.6 trillion by 2010 and could exceed $4 trillion by 2018.
Health care costs and premiums go hand-in-hand. If costs go up, so do your premiums.