FAQs About Benefits—Health Spending and Insurance Issues

How does this pattern compare with what's found in other nations?

The United States has the highest per capita health care spending among OECD countries. In 2005 the U.S. health care spending per capita was $6,401, compared with $2,759, the median amount for all OECD countries.


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General Overview of Benefits
Retirement Issues
Health Spending and Insurance Issues
Other Benefit Issues