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Americans shelled out $3.5 trillion on health care last year, but growth in spending slows

Americans shelled out $ 3.5 trillion on health care last year, or $ 10,739 per person, but the increase in spending slowed to a pace not seen since 2013 — before Congress expanded the Affordable Care Act.

Spending in 2017 grew at a rate of 3.9 percent, a marked slowdown after rising 4.8 percent in 2016 and 5.8 percent in 2015, federal …
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